Erratic Driving Leads to DUI, Drug Charges
By WestKyStar Staff
HARDIN, KY - A Calloway County man was arrested Monday after someone reported an erratic driver.
A Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy pulled over the vehicle on Watkins Street in Hardin, and suspected the driver was under the influence. The driver, 33-year-old Thomas Kirks of Murray, failed several portions of the field sobriety test. It was also determined that his driver's license and license plate were both expired, and he had no proof of insurance. During the investigation, a hydrocodone pill was found between the driver's seat and the door.
Kirks was arrested, charged with DUI, possession of a controlled substance 2nd degree, no registration receipt or sticker, failure to maintain insurance or provide proof, failure to notify change of address, and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.