Metro Nashville Police located 40-year-old Mark Newman asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle at the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and Bell Road just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, where he had been for at least 20 minutes, according to calls from witnesses. The white Chevy Silverado was in drive, and Newman’s foot was on the brake. NFD medics woke Newman up, and he admitted to consuming “4-5 beers” at a bar prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI.
Mark A. Newman of Hickory Forge Dr in Antioch, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on October 19th, charged with driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $1,000.