Hattiesburg mayor apologizes for snatching camera

Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree is apologizing after trying to snatch a camera Friday from a blogger who’s long been critical of DuPree.

The longtime mayor says he “acted in a way that was the wrong way, and I apologize.”

DuPree tells WDAM-TV that he should have walked away instead of grabbing the phone from Tom Garmon, who operates the Hattiesburg Patriot website. Garmon has alleged that DuPree’s administration is incompetent and corrupt.



Video from Hattiesburg Patriot Facebook page: