Sheriff's Office Says Blood Alcohol Was Nearly Twice Legal Limit
A man was arrested today for driving drunk when he arrived at the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office to pay some fees while intoxicated.
According to deputies, Nathaniel Sligh, (30) Bowling Green, drove to the Sheriff's Office to pay civil process service fees when Sheriff's office personnel smelled a strong odor of alcohol. Sligh admitted to drinking the night before, according to officers.
After further tests, authorities said Sligh's blood alcohol level registered at .144, which is nearly double the legal limit to drive. He was arrested and charged with Driving under the influence of alcohol, second offense. He was transported and lodged in the Hart County Jail.
The Sheriff's Office said it was their third DUI arrest in a three-week period.
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