Manchester Man Arrested After He Was Found Laying On The Side Of A Laurel County Road On Meth

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says deputies were called out to the Highway 30 bypass, about 1 mile north of London, where a man was laying in the roadway and jumping out in front of traffic. Deputies found 38 year old Jason E. Smith of Manchester laying on the shoulder of the road and several vehicles parked on the side of the road. An investigation determined Smith was under the influence. He admitted to police he had snorting methamphetamine earlier in the day. Smith was arrested and charged with public intoxication – controlled substances and disorderly conduct and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Jason Smith