Local pastor charged with DUI

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George Perry Lee III (Chatham County Sheriff's Office)

A local pastor was arrested on Friday morning for driving under the influence and failing to yield, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's office.

George Perry Lee III is charged with two misdemeanors. He is currently the pastor of St. John Baptist Church "The Mighty Fortress." He also currently heads the city's End Gun Violence Program initiative.

The sheriff's office says Lee posted his $4,600 bail and will now appear in recorder's court.