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Man arrested after running naked on US 60, according to law enforcement


A Guston man was arrested and charged with first-degree indecent exposure and other charges on April 10.

According to the Meade County Sheriff’s Department, dispatch received a report of a white male running in the middle of the road on Green Acres Road in Guston, naked and jumping fences. While in route to this call, Meade County Dispatch received a call from a resident on the road stating a naked male was trying to gain entry into his home. Before arrival, Deputy Clay Sailor was waiting at the junction of KY941 and US 60 waiting on an Irvington Police unit to back him up on the call.

A car that was traveling US 60 West flagged down Sailor and told him that a man was running in the middle of US 60 naked. The deputy observed juveniles in the back seat of that car. Meade County Dispatch started to receive a lot of calls about the incident. The deputy and another officer traveled US 60 towards Green Meadows Lane, and the deputy observed the male running in the middle of US 60. The deputy was able to confirm that the male was, in fact, naked.

The deputy and the second officer approached the naked male, identified as Marshall Ray Watson, 44, of Guston. Watson began to run to the field area on the North side of US 60. The deputy exited his cruiser and gave Watson loud verbal commands to get on the ground. The deputy drew his taser and pointed it at Watson. Watson was arrested without incident. He stated he had taken GHB and meth, his roommates were trying to kill him, and he was seeing clowns wearing white masks.

Watson was transported to Breckinridge County Hospital for jail clearance due to the way he was acting. Toxicology screen revealed “club drugs” were in his system. After medical clearance, he was transported to the Meade County Detention Center.

Watson was charged with first-degree indecent exposure, first-degree criminal trespass, public intoxication and failure to notify address change to department of transportation.