58-year-old Eric Beckman was following a vehicle too close in a Toyota Camry on I-24 with the high beams on while doing 85 mph in a 65 mph zone, according to police. Officers conducted a traffic stop and contacted Eric, with the inside of the vehicle smelling strongly of alcohol. Police described Eric as having signs of intoxication, and he admitted to having a few beers at a bar before driving home. After he performed poorly on sobriety tests, he gave a breath sample yielding a .089% BAC.
Eric Beckman was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on September 27th, charged with DUI. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,500.
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