DUI with a seven year old child in vehicle - Laurel County



Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Tommy Houston along with Deputy Larry Parrott arrested a Manchester woman on Monday night May 4, 2015 at approximately 7:50 P.M.

Arrested was Patricia Sams age 43 of Highway 149, Manchester, KY.

The arrest occurred KY192 in London after deputies were dispatched to a complaint of a silver colored Nissan Altima whose driver was possibly under the influence with a seven-year-old child in the vehicle.

When deputies located the suspect vehicle they observed the driver apply the brakes to the vehicle at a green traffic light and the vehicle weave from side to side across the centerline.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and its driver determining that she was under the influence.

Patricia Sams was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense; and wanton endangerment – second-degree and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

The seven-year-old child was released to its father.

Photo of Patricia Sams courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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