Metcalfe Co. man caught driving under influence of marijuana

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BEAUMONT COMMUNITY, Ky. (WBKO) -- On Thursday night in Metcalfe County, a deputy saw a Jeep Liberty cross into the opposite lane of traffic on Lone Star Ridge Road.

Police say when they stopped the driver, Nicholas Patrick, of Summer Shade, they detected a strong smell of marijuana.

Following a series of sobriety tests, it was determined Patrick was under the influence.

Police searched the vehicle and found a bag of marijuana along with drug paraphernalia.

He has been charged with driving under the influence (fourth offense or more); driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia

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