Crimetracker: Former county clerk arrested on DUI

Joe Keener, (Source: Sevier County Jail)

Joe Keener, (Source: Sevier County Jail)

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A former county clerk has been arrested on DUI charges after a traffic stop on Saturday night in Gatlinburg.

Arrest warrants show Joe Keener, of Gatlinburg, was pulled over for not having a working taillight. Police say he then turned off the vehicle and jumped out.

Police say Keener had a strong alcohol odor and performed poorly on three field sobriety tests.

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