Wilmot Mayor Clinton Harris was arrested on New Year’s Eve for disorderly conduct and obstructing government operations following a traffic stop in Wilmot, according to the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office.

Harris, who reportedly drove left of center, was stopped on Middle Street in Wilmot by an Ashley County deputy sometime before 7:40 p.m.

During the traffic stop, Harris became “disorderly”, began cursing the deputy and refused to cooperate, according to the sheriff’s office.

Harris was cited for no driver’s license in possession, no proof of liability insurance, disorderly conduct, and obstructing government operations. He was taken to the Ashley County Jail where he posted bond. His bond was $1, 135.