Madisonville Man Drinks A Beer During Traffic Stop

According to Madisonville Police, a speeding car was spotted early Tuesday morning.

The driver reportedly reached speeds in excess of 80 mph on Dulin Street.

After stopping the vehicle police say detected the smell of alcohol and observed an open beer can in the console and several open cans throughout the vehicle.

25 year old Jordan Craig couldn’t provide insurance information. Craig told Police that was something he was working on.

When police returned to the patrol car to run Craig’s information, they witnessed Craig taking drinks from the open beer can.

Craig failed a field sobriety test and told officers he forgot how to count during the encounter.

Craig admitted to drinking and vaping a THC device.

His blood alcohol level tested .121

Craig faces several charges.

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