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Passed Out Behind The Wheel With Meth Pipe, Meth Needle And Stolen Computer; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS

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All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Hot Springs Police Officer Davis was dispatched to the Best Buy Parking Lot last week in reference to a vehicle parked in the middle of a traffic lane.  Inside the vehicle, the driver was allegedly passed out and slumped over the steering wheel.

Off. Davis made contact with the driver, Brian A. Smith, 47, of Chappel Hill Road in Hot Springs.  The police report describes Mr. Smith as having slurred speech, he appeared to be confused and his speech was slurred.

Brian A. Smith, 47, of Chappel Hill Road in Hot Springs – allegedly passed out intoxicated while driving a car in a parking lot.

When Mr. Smith exited the vehicle, a used meth pipe and a used syringe were allegedly in plain view in the driver’s seat.  Mr. Smith was arrested.  A stolen laptop computer was also allegedly located in the vehicle.

Mr. Smith is charged with Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia, Theft By Receiving and Public Intoxication with a bond amount totaling $4,000.