December 28, 2012

Five arrested for DUI in six days

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — In the past six days, deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office have arrested five individuals in unrelated traffic stops, charging the drivers with DUI.

Brittany Edds, 23, of Reams Lane, London, was arrested by Deputy Kirk Mays and charged with DUI on Dec. 20 at 10:15 p.m. on North Main Street in London. She was observed driving without headlights on.

Nicholas Cima, 33, of Eighth Street, Corbin, was arrested on Dec. 21 at 11:44 p.m. and charged with DUI. He was initially stopped on Beatty Avenue, 11 miles south of London, for having no tail lights on the vehicle.

David Wayne Hulsebus, 46, of Litton Apartments, Corbin, was arrested on Dec. 22 at 3:06 a.m. and charged with DUI.  According to the sheriff’s report, his vehicle was observed weaving across the center line of the roadway on American Greeting Card Road, eight miles south of London.

Chris Johnson, 45, of Vaughn Ridge Road, London, was arrested on Dec. 23 at 2 a.m. on south U.S. 25 and charged with DUI.  He was stopped for failure or improper signal, and weaving on the roadway.

Cima, Hulsebus and Johnson were also arrested by Deputy Mays.

James M. Jones, 51, of East 4th Street, London, was arrested on Dec. 25 at 4:28 p.m. on Dezarn Road, four miles north of London, and charged with DUI.  He was arrested by Deputies Greg Turner and Robbie Grimes. Jones reportedly wrecked his vehicle in a creek.

All individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

The arrests were the result of concentrated efforts in high accident locations, utilizing selective enforcement in an attempt to detect, and arrest (and thereby removing) DUI drivers. Statistics show that DUI drivers are involved in a large number of serious injury and fatal crashes statewide.

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