24-year-old Jessica Bruton said she was supposed to be the designated driver on NYE, however, she told police she “failed” that job after “taking too many shots”. She crashed her car just before 7 a.m., stating she had recently left Jazzy/Sensation and had driven her friends home.
Bruton admitted to smoking marijuana and taking multiple shots of tequila. She said that earlier she was a 10/10 on the intoxication scale. She was charged with DUI and transported to booking.
22-year-old Alexandria Dearmon was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail early Monday morning by Belle Meade Police Officer Hayley Doty. Dearmon, who crashed her vehicle at 2:02 a.m., explained that she had only consumed one tequila sunrise at a local bar, and was driving another individual home from the bar. Despite her role as the ‘designated driver, Dearmon blew a 0.119 BAC and had multiple empty alcoholic beverage containers in her vehicle. She is free on pre-trial release.