Man Sleeping in Car Arrested on Drug Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
DRAFFENVILLE, KY - A call about a passed out driver at a Draffenville gas station Sunday morning led to a Kuttawa man's arrest on drug and other charges.
The Marshall County Sheriff's Office says a deputy responded at 6:25 a.m. to a report of someone passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle at the Five Star in Draffenville. When the deputy arrived he found 43-year-old Jimmy Hawkins slumped over the wheel of the vehicle, appearing to be intoxicated. The deputy also reportedly found meth pipes and several baggies with suspected drug residue, and digital scales in Hawkins' vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the license plate on Hawkins' vehicle had a sticker on it from another vehicle.
Hawkins was arrested and charged with 1st degree possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, and theft of motor vehicle registration plate.