TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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DUI/Possession of Marijuana Arrest in Christian County
Date of News Release: 11/18/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Wednesday, November, 17, 2010, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Trooper Jacob Fortney and Trooper Derek Smith conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at approximately the 27 mile-marker northbound on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway. The vehicle was operated by Charles A. Motley Jr., age 41 of Hopkinsville, KY. Through the course of their investigation, it was determined that Mr. Motley was operating the vehicle under the influence. He was placed under arrest. Officers searched the vehicle and located marijuana inside it. Mr. Motley was charged with Speeding, DUI 1st Offense, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Open Alcoholic Container in Vehicle. He was lodged in the Christian County Detention Center. The Hopkinsville Police Department assisted the troopers at the scene.