LONDON, KY - The London Police Department is reporting that: An intoxicated driver was removed from the highway at a traffic safety checkpoint on KY 30 conducted by units from the London Police Department and the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.
Eva C. Lightsey, 31, of Crawford Isom Road, Manchester, KY was arrested at 11:07 P.M. on Wednesday, July 5, 2023 by London Police K-9 Officer Jonathan Jackson, assisted by Laurel Sheriff’s K-9 Officer Brian France.
According to Officer Jackson’s report, officers came in contact with a vehicle driven by Lightsey at the traffic checkpoint. He noticed a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle. Lightsey also had red, glossy eyes.
Deputy France located a green leafy substance believed to be Marijuana in a small plastic baggie in the center console. Lightsey failed several field sobriety tests
Eva Lightsey was charged with:
- OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFL SUBST (189A.010(1C) - 1ST
- POSS OF MARIJUANA
- NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT
This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.