Southern Ky. man arrested of drunk driving on a scooter

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - A southern Kentucky man is accused of drunk driving while behind the wheel of a motorized scooter.

Laurel County sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old James Forbes late Sunday night after attempting to stop him south of London on Laurel Lake Road.

On the department's Facebook page, deputies say they observed Forbes driving in a reckless manner and then he failed to stop when they tried to pull him over.

Forbes, who is from London, is charged with fleeing and evading Police, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, no operators license, reckless driving, terrorist threatening, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and other traffic related charges.

He is being held in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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