DUI: Nicole Owens falls asleep behind the wheel, tells officers she had THC gummies and Xanax

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51-year-old Nicole Owens was taken into custody for driving under the influence and an implied consent violation on June 11th. Officers received a call to a Forrest Place residence about a suspicious vehcile. When they arrived, they observed Owens sleeping in the driver’s seat of her vehicle at the intersection between Forrest Place and Roundwood Forrest Drive. After waking her, she told them she had only been there for 20 minutes. She consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly before admitting to having a couple of “swigs” from a half-empty bottle of Pecan Whiskey, which was later found in the backseat of her car. She also admitted to taking a THC gummy from a vape shop and a .5 mg Xanax. After being read implied consent, she refused to provide a chemical sample and was detained for the incident.

Nicole Owens (MNPD)
Nicole Owens (MNPD)

Nicole N. Owens of Monoco Drive in Spring Hill, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on June 10th, charged with DUI – driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $2,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave her pre-trial release from their facility.

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