A Clarksville man was arrested around 7 p.m. Thursday while at Clinic Drive after driving under the influence, according to a Hopkinsville police report.
Officers observed Jeremy Rugante, 32, driving on Clinic Drive with suspicion of being under the influence. After police began a traffic stop on Rugante, they confirmed he was under the influence, the report stated.
Officers ran Rugante's license and discovered it had been suspended through Tennessee, the report added.
Police then searched Rugante's vehicle and allegedly discovered a rolled up dollar bill with a white powder substance and a phone case filled with the same substance. After police tested the substance, it was confirmed to be cocaine.
Rugante was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle on a suspended or revoked license, driving under the influence, public intoxication of a controlled substance and first-degree possession of cocaine.
In other reports
April Harris, 34, Hopkinsville, was arrested around 1 p.m. Thursday on the strength of Christian County Warrants while at Summit Street for two counts of second-degree escape and contempt of court, according to an HPD report.
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.