Cerulean man stopped for seat belt violation, arrested for meth and DUI

A traffic stop for a seat belt violation Monday morning led to the arrest of a Cerulean man on methamphetamine and DUI charges.

Hopkinsville police stopped 29-year old James Upton at Fort Campbell Boulevard and Laurel Cove due to his passenger not being buckled in and an arrest citation says he showed signs of being under the influence of a substance.

A computer check showed he was wanted on a warrant and a search of his person allegedly revealed a container of methamphetamine in his pants pocket.

Upton reportedly admitted to doing meth earlier in the morning and he was arrested for his second DUI, in addition to possession of meth and drug paraphernalia.

A pair of brass knuckles was located in the vehicle and police say he was prohibited from having any type of deadly weapon as a condition of an emergency protection order taken out against him.