LOUISVILLE, Ky -- A Louisville man said he must have fallen asleep while driving near Churchill Downs Friday morning when police report he nearly ran into a crowd of people.
Police said they observed a car speeding on south 2nd street which also failed to stop at a stop sign and nearly hit a group of people going into the Oaks.
When police pulled over the car, the driver, David McMichael stated that he had fallen asleep at the wheel.
A search of the car turned up marijuana and crystal meth as well as pills and other drug paraphernalia.
McMichael is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and reckless driving.