Man arrested for public intoxication at sheriff’s department

A Loretto resident garnered a charge of public intoxication after he came to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday to turn himself in on an unrelated charge.Reports show that officers with the Lawrenceburg Police Department were called to the sheriff’s department after thirty-four year old Casey Wayne Thigpen of 289 Rascaltown Road showed up to surrender himself on an outstanding charge.

Reports show that Thigpen exhibited signs of being under the influence of an intoxicant, including slurred speech and being unsteady on his feet.

Officers report that Thigpen admitted he had drank alcoholic beverages before coming to turn himself in. He was placed under arrest at that point.

Thigpen is slated to answer the charge in Lawrence County General Sessions Court on February 7th.




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