Complaint Investigation in Laurel County, Kentucky results in 9 Charges including Second Offense DUI for a London Resident

MARY HALE

LONDON, KY (September 5, 2022) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Tommy Houston arrested Mary Lou Hale age 59 of Highway 30 bypass, London on Saturday morning September 3, 2022 at approximately 8:54 AM.

The arrest occurred in a business parking lot off McWhorter Road approximately 2 miles east of London after deputies were dispatched to a complaint of a female subject apparently passed out behind the wheel there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies located the suspect vehicle, a light blue Ford Focus and awakened the driver.

Deputies noted that the engine was running and the driver was in the driver's seat.

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

Mary Hale was charged with: 

  • OBSTRUCTED VISION AND/OR WINDSHIELD
  • OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFL SUBST (189A.010(1C) - 2ND
  • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS
  • NO REAR VIEW MIRROR
  • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT
  • FAILURE OF NON-OWNER OPERATOR TO MAINTAIN REQ INS/SEC, 1ST OFF
  • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADRS CHANGE TO DEPT OF TRANS
  • NO OPERATORS-MOPED LICENSE
  • IMPROPER EQUIPMENT

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center and according to JailTracker, is being held on a $1,500.00 CASH bond with a court date set for Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 9:00 A.M.

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

Assisting on the investigation and arrest were: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Zach Allen, Deputy Greg Poynter, and Deputy Austyn Weddle.

 

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