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Drugs Contribute to Monday Wreck

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LPD Sgt. J.J. Ruiz was the wreck investigator.

According to Sgt. Ruiz, Watkins was driving on a revoked driver’s license and he admitted he was under the influence of drugs which contributed to the wreck.

Watkins indicated that he was using illegal drugs as well as prescription medication. He was transported by ambulance for treatment.

“Mr. Watkins will be facing criminal charges for his actions, pending the final outcome of the investigation,” said Sgt. Ruiz.

 Those responding to the scene were the Lafayette Police Department, Macon County Sheriffs Department, Macon County EMS, Lafayette Fire Department, Rescue Squad and the Macon County Chronicle.