Former Baldwin DA candidate appeals DUI conviction

Russell Jackson Watson, an attorney and former candidate for Baldwin County district attorney, is appealing a municipal conviction on a drunken driving charge, according to court records.

The appeal was filed Wednesday in Baldwin County Circuit Court. Documents indicate Watson has requested a jury trial. Bail was set at $1,500 and an arraignment has been scheduled at 9 a.m. Feb. 16.

Former Baldwin DA candidate appeals DUI conviction