Statement from Rep. Candidate Mundy Regarding Weekend DUI Arrest

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Following this weekend’s DUI arrest, Representative for District 88 Candidate Monteia Mundy released the following statement to social media:

“It is with great remorse that I apologize for my actions on Saturday evening. I apologize to my family, my colleagues, and my community. While the news reports are distorted and based on hearsay, I made a mistake. I still feel that this is God’s calling for my life and I am thankful to serve a forgiving Savior. For those of you that know me personally, you know that this is not my normal behavior. I used bad judgment to make a poor and selfish decision and I apologize to everyone that was unknowingly put at risk and let down by it. I am sorry for any action that has caused concern, disappointment, or doubt. This is the first time anything like this has ever happened in my life. I will work tirelessly to restore your confidence in me, and I guarantee that it will not happen again. I am so grateful for the outpouring of prayers and support from friends, community members, and constituents.”

Original story:

Candidate for Kentucky House District 88, Monteia Mundy, has been arrested in Madison County. She was charged with driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to wear seatbelt. She was booked in around midnight Saturday and lodged in the Madison County Jail. Her car was found in a ditch near the Shell station in Madison County on Lexington Road.