MAN DRIVING TRUCK ON FLAT TIRE LEADS TO 3RD DUI ARREST IN LAUREL COUNTY, KENTUCKY

PRESS RELEASE LSO Sheriff John Root

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting via social media that Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Tommy Houston along with shift Sgt. Brett Reeves arrested a London man on his third DUI charge on Monday morning August 29, 2022, at approximately 11:42 AM.

The arrest occurred on West Cumberland Gap Parkway approximately 10 miles South of London after deputies observed a white Chevrolet pickup truck make a wide right hand turn from South Stewart Rd. onto West Cumberland Gap Parkway. Deputies further noted that the vehicle was being driven with a flat tire on the front right side of the vehicle.

A traffic stop was conducted, and as a result of conducting further investigation the driver was determined to be under the influence. 

William Ishmael Collins (47) of Joel Ln., London, KY was charged with:

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  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence (substance) – third offense

The Laurel County Correctional Center lists these additional charges:

  • Improper equipment
  • Failure to wear seat belts
  • Failure to/or improper signal
  • Rim or frame obscuring lettering or decal on plate
  • Careless driving
  • No registration receipt
  • Failure to produce insurance card

This subject was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

 

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