In Kentucky, particularly the western part, baseball coach John Pawlowski was driving his vehicle under the influence of the alcohol and was arrested on Friday.
Pawlowski, age of 52, was taken in County Regional Jail in 11:38 p.m. Friday and was released at 5:55 a.m. on Saturday. He was set $500 bail and was released after that. A court date hasn’t been appointed yet based on online jail records and press releases.
West Kentucky University released a statement on Monday saying they were familiar with the situation, but they are waiting for more information.
Kentucky State Police stopped his car on Nashville Road at 9:19 p.m. Friday, according to unnamed sources. Two cars were moving slowly on Nashville Road; it became evident that something was wrong since the second car was following the first car and they were moving suspiciously. The police stopped the second vehicle, and the first car that was driven by Pawlowski stopped too. The driver of the first car was evidently sober and not under any kind of influence of drugs and alcohol. John Pawlowski, who was driving first car said that he has been drinking in the last hour.
The police officers noticed that his eyes were red and glassy, they could smell alcohol on him. Unknown source state that he failed repeated sobriety tests.
The state Kentucky forbids the driving of motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol that is bigger than .08%. The state has lower limits for drivers of commercial vehicles. In this state when you drive under influence, you risk your license, freedom and money. When a driver is first caught in driving under influence, he will be fined between $200 and $500, he will spend from 2 to 30 days in prison and receive community service. Your driver license will be taken away in the period from 30 to 120 days. If a driver gets involved in aggravated DUI he will have to spend four days in prison.
For example, the state California has even severe penalties for driving under influence, but skilled