One indicted in Bracken County

Christy Howell-Hoots - [email protected]

BROOKSVILLE — One person was recently indicted on five charges related to driving under the influence by a Bracken County grand jury.

Christopher Douglas Goebel, 42, of Augusta, was recently indicted one count operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense, one count open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, one count no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, one count failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance and one count first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-offense.

According to the indictment, Goebel was allegedly driving his motor vehicle without maintaining insurance on it while also having an open alcohol container in the vehicle.

He was also allegedly “knowingly and unlawfully found to be in possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine,” the indictment said.

Goebel was also allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol and other intoxicants, according to the indictment.

At the time of initial arrest on June 2, Goebel was lodged in the Mason County Detention Center. He was released June 4 on a $2,000 surety bond.

The case was investigated by Deputy Robert Boody of the Bracken County Sheriff’s Office.

Christy Howell-Hoots

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