MARSHALL COUNTY- Three more local residents have been arrested for DUI in the past few days, two of which were found to be driving on DUI suspended license.
According to police reports, Deputy Cory Curtner was dispatched to Griggstown Road last Thursday in reference to a report of collision. Upon his arrival, he discovered a vehicle lying on the driver’s side which had been severely damaged.
The driver was not present at the time of the deputy’s arrival, however, during the course of the investigation, the operator returned to the scene. Robert B. Warford, 28, of Calvert City, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and driving on a DUI suspended license.
On Friday, Deputy Steven Oakley conducted a traffic stop after reports indicated his vehicle was traveling all over the roadway. Marshall County E-911 Dispatch had received a call from a local convenience store indicating that a customer had been in the store and seemed to be under the influence.
The caller reported the subject nearly falling as he exited the vehicle. Upon arriving on scene, Oakley observed the subject throwing something behind him. The recovered item contained a controlled substance. Marijuana was also discovered in the subject’s vehicle. Thomas C. Speed, 26, of Calvert City, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, controlled substance not in proper container, possession of a controlled substance 2nd, two counts of possession of a controlled substance- 3rd and tampering with physical evidence.
Then on Saturday, Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Byars was traveling on U.S. Highway 68 East in Fairdealing when discovered a subject whose vehicle was traveling all over the roadway. Upon stopping the vehicle and talking to the subject, Byars observed that the odor of an alcoholic beverage was present. Ronald A Barnhart, 32, of Benton, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence and driving on a DUI suspended license. All three suspects were lodged in the Marshall County Detention Center.
Editor's Note: Photos of other listed suspects are not available at this time.