Man found sleeping in police department lobby arrested

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Maxton Bell was arrested on drug and other charges after he was found sleeping in the Harlan Police Department's lobby

HARLAN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man found sleeping in the Harlan Police Department lobby was arrested on drug and other charges, according to investigators.

Police say when they woke-up 29-year old Maxton Bell, he was disoriented, had slurred speech and could barely stand on his own.

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Investigators say they found $50 in Bell’s pockets that he tried to bribe them with, and they say he had what is believed to be meth in clear baggies in his cigarette pack.

Police say Bell was charged with Public Intoxication of a Controlled Substance (excludes alcohol), Possession of Methamphetamine and Bribery of a Public Servant.