After a busy night on Thursday with a high speed chase and a manhunt, local police had hoped for a quieter weekend, but that wasn't the case multiple DUI arrests were made.
On Friday, at approximately 5:00 pm, after getting reports of a Pontiac Bonnieville driving recklessly in the Cave Hollow Bay area, Deputy Ritter made a traffic stop on Cody Haycraft, of Leitchfield, and Richard Clifford of Cave Hollow Bay. Police said he odor of alcohol was very obvious coming from the vehicle, and when asked if he had been drinking, Haycraft stated "not really". Haycraft was arrested for DUI after given field sobriety tests.
Haycraft also had two active arrest warrants, both of which were served. The passenger, Clifford, was also arrested on a bench warrant for prior DUI charges.
On Saturday morning at approximately 1:30am, officer Dennis and officer Avery made a traffic stop on a silver Chevy Monte Carlo on Main St in Brownsville driven by Jacob VanMeter of Brownsville. Police said VanMeter had slurred speech and smelled of alcoholic beverages. It was reported VanMeter stated he "hadn't drank any since 5pm." VanMeter consented to field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. VanMeter tested almost twice the legal limit.
Later that night, Deputy Phillips was doing stationary patrol on Veterans Memorial when he encountered a car traveling at a very high rate of speed, he was able to radar the vehicle at 84mph. Upon getting the vehicle stopped across from the fairgrounds, he found the small Ford car was being driven by Vickie Crews, with her husband, Kevin Crews in the passenger seat. Both admitted to drinking earlier that evening. After field sobriety test were administered, Vicki Crews was arrested for aggravated circumstance DUI, and tested well over twice the legal limit. Kevin Crews was also arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place and disorderly conduct in the 2nd degree.
All were lodged in the Hart County Jail.
Edmonson Voice Staff