MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - A Murray man is facing DUI and drug charges after a checkpoint near Eggner's Ferry Bridge Sunday.
William Morris, 32, was arrested and charged with having an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle, no insurance and possession of a controlled substance.
Kentucky State Police say just before midnight on Sunday, July 1, officers were conducting a safety checkpoint on US 68 on the west end of Eggner's Ferry Bridge in Marshall County. During the checkpoint, a trooper say an open beer can in one of the car's passing through.
Police say the driver, Morris, was questioned about the open container and they determined he was driving under the influence. While arresting Morris, troopers found a white substance in his vehicle which field-tested positive for cocaine.
Morris was taken to the Marshall County Detention Center.
The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Michael Robichaud with the Kentucky State Police.