Officer Krynock with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to the Kroger Gas Station on Saturday, March 18th at about 8:30 P.M. for an intoxicated male in a red Jeep.

The suspect, Jeffrey R. Melton, 56, of Grovertown was found to be intoxicated while operating his vehicle.  During the investigation, it was determined that Melton’s Blood Alcohol Content was over 5x the legal limit.

Jeffery Melton was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was lodged for OWI and held on a $1,500 cash bond.

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