Conway man arrested for public intoxication during nighttime bike ride

A Conway man was arrested for public intoxication Tuesday morning after police observed the man riding a bicycle in the middle of Watkins Street.

Officers observed the 31-year-old man on a black bike around 3 a.m. in the 1100 block of Watkins Street. Police initiated a traffic stop, because the man did not have proper lighting for nighttime riding.

Upon contact, police said the man displayed bloodshot eyes, and admitted to drinking at a friend’s house prior to riding the bike. The man told police he was en route to his home on Landover Trail.


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The man was taken into custody, and transported to the Faulkner County jail.

(Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. Follow Lee Hogan on Twitter at twitter.com/LCD_LeeHogan.)

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