Edmonson Voice Staff, story and photos
In an effort to curb Halloween mischief, the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office was out till the wee hours of Sunday morning with additional patrols. Deputies said at around 1:30AM, they saw a vehicle tailgating another only by a few feet and that a traffic stop was made on Bald Knob Road near Park Mammoth when police saw that the rear vehicle had no tail lights.
Police said that the driver, Joey L Clinard, 38, from Athens, Alabama showed multiple signs of intoxication and that there were several open containers of alcohol inside the vehicle. He was arrested and charged with DUI, Open Alcohol Container In A Vehicle, No Tail Lamps, and Following Too Closely.
Deputies also said the two passengers in the car, Anna Gardner, 33, of Bowling Green and Shawn McCoy, 38, also from Bowling Green were intoxicated as well. They were both arrested and charged with Public Intoxication.
The alcohol was confiscated and disposed of by police and the vehicle was towed. All three subjects were transported and lodged in the Hart County Jail.