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Laurel Co. man accused of driving scooter while intoxicated

James Forbes (Source: Laurel Co. Detention Center) James Forbes (Source: Laurel Co. Detention Center)

LAUREL CO., KY (WAVE) - A Laurel County man faces a long list of charges after he allegedly drove a motor scooter while intoxicated.

According to the Laurel Co. Sheriff Department, a deputy saw a man driving a motor scooter in a reckless manner Sunday night.

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Police say the man failed to stop, ran off the road and then attempted to flee on foot to his residence where he was arrested. Police identified him as James Forbes, 48, of London, KY.

Forbes is charged with fleeing and evading police, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, no operator's license, reckless driving, terroristic threatening, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and other traffic related charges.

He is being held at the Laurel County Detention Center.

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