Why was Indiana Rep Jim Lucas arrested?

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REPUBLICAN politician Jim Lucas serves as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives.

In May 2023, he was arrested, and now his constituents want to know what charges he’s facing.

Indiana State Rep. Jim Lucas was arrested on May 31, 2023

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Indiana State Rep. Jim Lucas was arrested on May 31, 2023Credit: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

Who is Indiana Rep Jim Lucas?

Jim Lucas is a popular politician and businessman serving as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from the 69th district.

He was born and raised in Seymour, Indiana, and first assumed office in November 2012 after serving on the Seymour City Council.

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Lucas often focuses on jobs, education, and the second amendment.

“Jim is a firm believer in our Constitutional rights, particularly the 2nd Amendment and has received the Defender of Freedom award from the NRA, their highest honor, for his unwavering commitment to protecting our gun rights,” according to his website.

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Prior to politics, Lucas was a member of the US Marine Corps.

He also started his own business, The Awning Guy, Inc.

Why was Indiana Rep Jim Lucas arrested?

Since taking office Lucas has managed to stay out of the spotlight, but he ultimately made headlines in May 2023 after he was arrested.

Lucas was booked into the Jackson County Jail on May 31 around 4am on multiple DUI charges.

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His charges include operating a vehicle while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a crash, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

He was held on a $705 bond but later released around 8am.

At this time, Lucas has not commented on the charges he is facing.

The U.S. Sun reached out for comment but did not hear back prior to publication.

Jim Lucas has been serving as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives since 2012

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Jim Lucas has been serving as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives since 2012Credit: Indiana House of Representatives

Does Jim Lucas have a family?

When Lucas is not in the office, he can often be found at home, spending time with his family.

Lucas is married to his “best friend” Michelle and is the father of three kids, Suzanne, Jack, and Maddie.

He also has two grandchildren, Clark and Freddie.

At this time, information on Lucas’ family is unclear because they often stay out of the spotlight.

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