MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — The Mayfield Police Department arrested 66-year-old Ricky Cornett of Bardwell on April 26, 2024, following a traffic stop prompted by concerned citizens’ reports of an intoxicated driver.

Officers observed Cornett’s vehicle weaving in traffic before conducting the stop. A local business owner also informed officers of Cornett’s intoxicated state after he had been inside the establishment.

Cornett faces charges of Careless Driving and Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol 2nd Offense (Aggravating Circumstances). He was booked into the Marshall County Jail.

The Mayfield Police Department extends gratitude to the vigilant citizens whose reports helped avert potential harm on the roadway.