Council member Duane Ham was arrested during a traffic stop for driving under the influence. (Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)
Conroe City Council Member Duane Ham was arrested at 12:32 a.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated by a Precinct 2 Constable deputy, according to the Montgomery County Jail. Ham was released on a $600 bail at 5:39 a.m. Feb. 13.
Ham was sworn into office July 6 after winning his Place 1 seat in a runoff election. He is currently running for reelection.
Ham was present at the Feb. 13 Conroe City Council meeting. City Council did not discuss the incident and did not return requests for comment.