February 11, 2014

Manchester man arrested for DUI

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — A Manchester man is now behind bars after a routine traffic stop Thursday night revealed he was driving under the influence of an unidentified intoxicant with his young daughter in the vehicle.

Officer Ryan Jackson of the London Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Ky. 229 after observing a white 2004 Chevrolet Colorado with expired registration plates driving carelessly.

Upon approaching the vehicle and talking with the subject, Jackson determined Lannie Sizemore, 45, of 144 Northlane Road, Manchester, appeared to be under the influence.

Sizemore submitted to a standardized field sobriety test, at which point Officer Jackson determined Sizemore was under the influence of an intoxicating substance.

At the time of his arrest, Sizemore had his 6-year-old daughter in the vehicle with him.  The child was released at the scene to a passenger who was also in the vehicle with Sizemore.

Sizemore was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol/etc., aggravated, first offense; rear license not illuminated; failure to wear seat belts; no registration plates; no registration receipt; improper registration plate; second-degree wanton endangerment; failure to or improper signal and careless driving.

He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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