A man who teaches kids the importance of staying away from drugs and alcohol is facing DUI and wanton endangerment charges.
Russell Springs Police say Charles Stephen Wheeler was involved in an accident around 7:30 Friday night in Russell County.
Police say Wheeler crashed head on into a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Ian Cole of Russell Springs.
Cole, his mother and sister were transported to a hospital where they were treated and released.
Wheeler was charged with driving under the influence and with three counts of wanton endangerment.
He'll be arraigned July 11.
Wheeler is a dispatcher for Kentucky State Police in Columbia and serves as a "DARE" officer for the Adair County Sheriff's Office.
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