NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Nicholasville Police affirm that officers arrested Jessamine County Sheriff Kevin Corman for a DUI on Thursday evening.
Nicholasville police say Corman was driving his sheriff’s division car on the time.
Police additionally charged him with careless driving and possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motorcar.
Nicholasville Police went to the realm of Sulpher Effectively close to East Jessamine Excessive Faculty after getting a report from dispatch of a reckless driver. The caller advised dispatchers a white SUV with official tags had issue staying in its lane.
In line with the arrest quotation, an officer noticed the car on East Maple Road park in a church car parking zone. The officer then noticed the motive force take off once more and cross the middle line at the least twice. The officer activated his emergency lights to make a visitors cease. The motive force pulled into a close-by driveway, which was later recognized as Corman’s house.
Nicholasville Police performed a discipline sobriety check, which Corman agreed to finish. The officers say they smelled a robust odor of alcohol, and that Corman had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. In addition they say he was unsteady on his toes and misplaced stability a number of occasions whereas attempting to finish the sector assessments. The officers wrote that they stopped the check sooner or later for Corman’s security.
The arrest quotation states that Corman admitted to having bourbon in a cup that officers discovered within the automobile and that he agreed to take a breath check. The preliminary check carried out confirmed that Corman’s blood-alcohol stage was .136. A secondary check executed on the Jessamine County Detention Middle confirmed the extent was .107.
Corman was lodged into the Jessamine County Detention Middle. As of Friday morning, he was not listed as an inmate.
Corman has been the sheriff in Jessamine County for a number of years.
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