Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier reports that a local man was charged with two citations after deputies responded to the report of a vehicle being stuck in a field off Jackson Hill Road at 5:14 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. Deputies responded to a location near 2207 Jackson Hill Road, Wellston, where they found two males and two vehicles, where one of the vehicles had just been pulled from a ditch. One of the males, later identified as Daniel R. McMahon, 36, of 384 Jackson Hill Road, Wellston, admitted he had driven his car into the ditch. Deputies noted there was a strong odor of alcohol from McMahon's person and that his speech was slurred. He was arrested and charged with Operating A Vehicle While Impaired and Failure To Control and he was held for eight hours at the Jackson County Correctional Facility.
JPD arrests man in night club's parking lot
Jackson Police officers responded to the parking lot at Johnny Raughtens Night Club at 601 East Main St. at 2:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, after a report was received that a man was looking in the windows of parked vehicles. Officers made contact with the suspect in the parking lot and he was identified as Alan J. McElroy, 26, of 181 Benner Ave., Oak Hill. It was determined McElroy was intoxicated and he could not remember where his vehicle was parked and had no way to get home. He was charged with Disorderly Conduct By Intoxication and was held in custody for six hours at the Jackson Police Station.