MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man spontaneously admitted to being intoxicated at his sentencing hearing Friday morning in Knox County Common Pleas Court.

Kevin D. Courts, 45, told Common Pleas Judge Richard Wetzel he was drunk as Wetzel sentenced him on an arson charge.

“I’m an alcoholic. I’m drunk right now,” Courts said.


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