George Martin 8 17MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/17/17) — A patrolman pulled over a driver for alleged weaving in and out of lanes along South Main Street at 8 p.m.

Madisonville Police Department reported the officer noticed the man had erratic movements.

The driver, George Martin, 23 of Madisonville, indicated he “suffered from Tourette’s syndrome,” according to Officer Hollis Crowley’s arrest report.

After the vehicle owner granted a search, police reported finding a substance believed to be synthetic marijuana, a purple money purse filled with cash, digital scales and plastic bags, a set of brass knuckles in Martin’s back pocket, a pistol in the glove box and shotgun in the back seat.

Martin was charged with trafficking in synthetic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon and careless driving.

He was listed as being held in Hopkins County Jail this afternoon on $5,000 cash bond.

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