MAMMOTH SPRING -- A Drummond, Tenn., man, Matthew Hendrix, pleaded guilty in Mammoth Spring City Court to driving under the influence of drugs after being arrested on possession of marijuana and illegal possession of the narcotic drug alprazolam without a prescription.
Mammoth Spring Police Officer Jamie Turnbough said while on routine patrol last week he observed a vehicle headed north on Highway 63 South that had temporary tags.
He said he saw the car drive left of the center line so he stopped the car at the intersection of Highway 63 and 332.
Turnbough said Hendrix, he realized Hendrix had bloodshot eyes and seemed to be confused about where he was going.
The officer told Hendrix to turn over any drugs. Hendrix gave Turnbough some suspected marijuana cigarettes, a bag containing suspected marijuana and seven 3-mg. alprazolam pills.
Hendrix, 23, was transported to the Futon County jail at Salem. Hendrix stated he did not have a valid subscription for the narcotics and admitted to the possession of the drug and marijuana illegally, Turnbough said.
Hendrix bonded out of the jail the day he was arrested and appeared in Mammoth Spring City Court June 20 and pleaded guilty to the DUI Drugs and paid a $780 fine.