(MITCHELL) - A Mitchell man was arrested after Lawrence County police found him lying near a bush near the roadway early Friday morning.
Officers were called to the area of Cassidy Lane at 1:07 a.m. after a motorist reported she had to swerve to prevent hitting a man that was lying in the roadway.
When officers arrived they found 19-year-old Joseph Simmerman lying near a bush at the side of Cassidy Lane.
Simmerman, was checked out by emergency personnel and then arrested on charges of public intoxication and illegal consumption.
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