A court date has been set for Shelby County elected official charged after an investigation into an alleged incident of harassment.

Sixty-two-year-old Delbert Hull of Kirkman was arrested on a simple misdemeanor charge of third-degree harassment. Hull is a current member of the Shelby County Supervisors and is up for re-election next year.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, a mother of a minor male reported to authorities of an intimidating letter sent by Hull. He was taken into custody on Thursday, September 22 and was released the same day. A court date is set for Tuesday, October fourth in the Shelby County Court.

By Joel McCall, KNOD, Harlan