Man accused of driving under the influence with a child in the backseat

A Tennessee man is arrested in Monroe County after being accused of driving under the influence with a child in the backseat. Photo: Barren County Detention Center
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TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) - A Tennessee man was arrested in Monroe County after being accused of driving under the influence with a child in the backseat.

According to the arrest citation, Tompkinsville Police received a call about a wreck without injuries.

The caller said she saw a car sitting against a concrete wall and stopped to make sure everyone was ok. She saw a man slumped over the steering wheel, passed out, with the car running, and still in drive. There was a small child in the backseat.

Police say 33-year-old Roy Hayden had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and smelled of alcohol.

Hayden was arrested and taken to the Barren County Detention Center.
He's charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, wanton endangerment, endangering the welfare of a minor, and reckless driving.



 
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