Man blows twice the legal limit at traffic stop, police say

Local - 4/19/2014 11:00 PM by Karen Franklin
BECKLEY - A Raleigh County man remains in jail accused of driving with a blood-alcohol-content twice above the legal limit.

John William Matheny, 57, was arrested Saturday morning for aggravated DUI and possession of a controlled substance. 

Officers with the Beckley Police Department said they smelled a strong odor of beverages coming from the car, then found Oxycodone in his pocket. 

Matheny's blood-alcohol-level was reported to be .161. Anything above .15 results in  an aggravated DUI charge.


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