Friday, January 30, 2015
arrest scottMADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/18/13) ― A traffic stop for texting and driving violations resulted in the arrest of a Madisonville man for possession of methamphetamines.

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.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter
Information provided by the Madisonville Police Department

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