Sharpsburg mayor pleads guilty to DWI – Rocky Mount Telegram


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The Gate Keeper: This made no damn sense to drink on election day knowing the climate in Sharpsburg.

Sharpsburg’s mayor pleaded guilty Monday to driving while impaired in connection to his election-night arrest.

Robert L. Williams Jr. was sentenced to a day in jail, 24 hours of community service and two years probation.

Williams’ blood alcohol content was .13, according to court records. The legal limit in North Carolina is .08.

Williams was elected May 8 after a court-ordered rematch of the race he lost by three votes in 2017.

Williams appeared to be impaired as he left town hall, which was a Nash County polling site, on election night. (Read more)

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