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TFC Jay Thomas
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DUI and Warrant Arrests

Date of News Release: 07/30/2013

(Hickory, KY.) -- On Monday, July 29th, at approximately 7:30 pm, the new US60 Ledbetter Bridge was opened for public traffic. At approximately 10:00 pm, Trooper Jody Cash observed a red 2000 Chevy Silverado being operated by Byron Hopkins crossing the bridge at a high rate of speed. Upon stopping the vehicle, Trooper Cash observed that Mr. Hopkins was driving under the influence and placed him under arrest. Subsequent investigation revealed that a passenger, Jesus Armando, had two warrants for Failure to Appear and was placed under arrest also. Both Hopkins and Armando were transported to McCracken County Jail and lodged. As a reminder to the public, Kentucky State Police will continue their presence in the area of the newly opened bridge.

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