FLOYD SHERIFF ARRESTED Floyd County Sheriff Charged With DUI
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Mar. 18, 2013 3:00 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 19, 2013 10:59 AM EDT
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A Kentucky sheriff was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
Floyd County Sheriff John K. Blackburn, 62, of Prestonsburg was charged with DUI in Powell County. A Stanton police officer arrested Blackburn on Sunday night for reportedly driving recklessly, Powell officials said.
Blackburn is scheduled to appear in Powell County Court on April 9 for arraignment.
Blackburn is also listed as the president of the Kentucky Sheriff's Association.
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