arrest  garrettMUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/5/13) – On Sunday, August 4, at approximately 9:58 PM, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Troopers stopped a man at a traffic safety checkpoint on 181 North, within the Greenville city limits.

During the traffic stop, Troopers found that 41-year-old Johnny Wade Garrett of Greenville was operating a vehicle that was stopped at the checkpoint.  Through investigation, Garrett was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence.  He was also found to be in possession of Methamphetamine, that he was using to distribute and ingest.

Garrett was also served with an active Parole Violation Warrant.  

Garrett was lodged at the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.  

Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Martha Clark (Kentucky State Police)

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing Mid-Town Commons

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/28/15) — The Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting… Read More

Sheriff Explains Numerous Duties of Office, Future Plans

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — Newly-elected Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson recently addressed the Madisonville… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5499

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5236

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5055

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4979

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4179

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3945

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13340

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11521

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 5499

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 2426

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 2421

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 2086

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 27, 2015 1625

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1472

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 1279

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 1263

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 28, 2015 1139

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1098

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News