Arlington Driver Arrested after Early Sunday Incident

police-lightsAn Arlington man has been arrested after an incident early Sunday morning. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of a truck going into the ditch at the intersection of Highway 187 and Highway 3 a little after 1 am. The vehicle reportedly drove back out of the ditch and headed towards Arlington at a high rate of speed. A deputy tracked down the speeding truck, which was then heading north on Highway 150 near 130th Street at a high rate of speed. The driver, 21-year old John Hayes, was taken into custody. He faces several charges, including Operating While Intoxicated First Offense, Speeding and Open Container. Hayes was transported to the Fayette County Jail, where he was held overnight.