DUI arrest at crash scene on Old Whitley Road in Laurel County

Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Kyle Gray arrested James Smith age 35 of Mitchell Creek Rd., London on Monday afternoon August 31, 2015 at approximately 5:29 P.M.

The arrest occurred on Old Whitley Road approximately 3 miles south of London after Deputy Gray was dispatched to a non-injury traffic crash there.

Upon arrival at the scene, an investigation was conducted and the driver of a gray Ford Mustang was determined to be under the influence.

James Smith was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – first offense; and operating on suspended or revoked operator's license.

James Smith was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Off duty Trooper Logan Howell assisted at the scene.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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