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DEMOCRAT BUSTED FOR UNDERAGE DRINKING, INTERFERING WITH POLICE

A candidate for the S.C. House of Representatives was arrested this week after an incident involving alcohol and City of Florence police officers (a combination which obviously didn’t mix well for this would-be elected official).

Austin M. Smith, 20, was charged with underage drinking and interfering with police as a result of the incident – which occurred on Sunday evening.  Calls to the Florence, S.C. police department seeking additional information were not immediately returned.

Courtesy of the Florence County Detention Center, here’s his mug shot …

Yet to be apprehended? Whoever stole that poor boy’s chin …

Smith is running against S.C. Rep. Kris Crawford (R-Florence) – who has had his own problems with the law – but he doesn’t appear to be mounting a very serious challenge.  For example, his latest campaign finance disclosure report shows that he has only $56 on hand.

That’s barely enough for a keg, people …

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