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Madison County deputies find drunk man, marijuana at Richmond parking lot

Money and drugs were seized from a car after the driver was arrested for intoxication in Richmond.
Money and drugs were seized from a car after the driver was arrested for intoxication in Richmond. Madison County Sheriff’s Department

Madison County sheriff’s deputies found more than a man passed out in a gas station parking lot.

Danny Peters, 23, was in the driver’s seat of his car when deputies found him about 6 a.m. Saturday at a Marathon gas station on Berea Road, according to a news release from the sheriff’s department.

Deputies found and seized about 35 ounces of marijuana and $509 after an officer smelled the drug inside the vehicle.

Peters was charged with public intoxication and trafficking in less than five pounds of marijuana. He was being held in the Madison County jail.

Michael McKay: 859-231-1324, @hlpublicsafety

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