Warrant issued for DA candidate in rap campaign video

Georgia News

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities said an arrest warrant was issued for a Georgia district attorney candidate accused of endangering the public after he participated in a campaign video featuring a car driving recklessly on government property.

Mark Jones is wanted by Columbus police and accused of putting the general public in danger while filming a campaign rap video titled “Get Out And Vote.”

The campaign video posted on Facebook featured the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit district attorney candidate, Rapper JawGaBoi and an overhead shot of a car doing doughnuts in the parking lot of the Columbus Civic Center.

Two others were arrested Friday for their part in the video.

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previous article (May 26, 2020)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Two men who shot a campaign video without a permit for a district attorney candidate in Georgia were accused of damaging government property.

News outlets report Christopher Mandel Black and Erik Deangelo Whittington were booked into jail Friday, several days after the “Get Out And Vote” rap video was released.

The campaign video posted on Facebook on Monday featured Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit district attorney candidate Mark Jones, Rapper JawGaBoi, and an overhead shot of a car burning rubber in the parking lot of the Columbus Civic Center.

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