muhlL sheriff 300MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (11/11/19) — A Muhlenberg County man was arrested Nov. 2 after authorities reported responding to a call concerning an abandoned vehicle at the intersection of Kentucky 1725 and 423.

Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office reported Sgt. Shannon Albro searched for the driver and found a man identified as 40-year-old Eric Fuqua passed out in a nearby field, determining he was under the influence.

MCSO indicated a substance believed to be heroin was found inside a flashlight attached to the man’s belt loop. Fuqua was charged with public intoxication and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin). He was listed as being held in Muhlenberg County Jail today. A bond was not listed.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Deputy Alex Piper, MCSO Spokesman

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