According to the Madisonville Police Department, Officer Justin Jones was traveling south on Main Street Dec. 17 when he noticed a male driver texting while driving.
Jones reported that the driver had dilated pupils, rapid speech and smelled of marijuana.
James Scott, 27, was charged with driving a motor vehicle texting violation, drivers license not in possession, failure to produce insurance card, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense, drug paraphernalia buy/possess, and possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine). He is being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.
SurfKY News Reporter
Information provided by the Madisonville Police Department
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