DUI ARREST

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Deputy Joey Robinson arrested Joella Dugger age 47 of Whitley City, KY on Friday July 19, 2019 at approximately 3:00PM. The arrest occurred on South Stewart Rd 10 miles south of London. Deputy Robinson and Deputy Rick Cloyd responded to a vehicle collision that occurred at a business. While investigating the collision deputies observed that Dugger appeared to be manifestly intoxicated. Deputies administered a Field Sobriety Test and determined that Dugger was under the influence of drugs. Dugger told deputies that she had a drug problem and knew that it would catch up to her eventually. Dugger was charged with DUI 1st offense – Operating on suspended license – No registration – Failure to produce insurance card and careless driving and lodged in Laurel County Corrections Center. *Photo courtesy of Laurel County Corrections Center.