On February 26th 2015, Brownsville Police Department Officer Garth Avery, Sheriff Shane Doyle and Constable Tim Skees observed a silver Ford sedan traveling recklessly at a high rate of speed on Washington Street in Brownsville. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle through further investigation, it was determined that the driver of the vehicle, Kyle Lawrence, 22, of Brownsville, was under the influence.
Lawrence was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/ drugs/etc..08 or above-1st offense, possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, careless driving, and disregarding a stop sign. Lawrence was lodged in the Hart County Jail.
Also assisting were Deputies Wally Ritter and Jordan Jones, both of the Edmonson County Sheriffs Department.
Edmonson Voice Staff