Man with Glossy Bloodshot Eyes discards Hypodermic Needles in Presence of an On-duty Detective

Zachary Cotton 600

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Taylor McDaniel along with Deputy Dustin Saylor arrested Zachary Ryan Cotton age 21 of Laurel River Church Rd., London on Thursday morning October 15, 2020 at approximately 9:57 AM.

The arrest occurred off North Laurel Road at a business approximately 1 mile north of London while on-duty Detective Taylor McDaniel (in suit and tie) was inside the business and observed a male subject who was unsteady on his feet, had glossy bloodshot eyes and discarded two hypodermic needles into a trash can in his presence.

An investigation was conducted and this subject was determined to be under the influence.

Zachary Ryan Cotton was charged with:

  • Public intoxication – controlled substances
  • Possession of Drug paraphernalia

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.


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