A Cottonwood City Council member is free on $2,000 bond today after being arrested on crack cocaine and hindering prosecution charges.
Councilman John Lewis was released from the Houston County Jail following his arrest Tuesday night.
A Florida woman sought on probation violation charges, 33-year-old Paula Kaye Anderson, was also arrested at his residence.
Mayor Bobby Monk calls it a "bad situation" for the three-term council member.
Houston County sheriff's deputies followed up on a tip that Anderson could be located at Lewis' home. She was on probation for two drug convictions. Lewis could not be reached for comment. A trial date is not yet set.