34-year-old Melissa Wilson, of Mt. Juliet, was driving the ‘Fat Bottom Brewing’ company van when she crashed at the I-40 entrance ramp. She blew a .199 BAC on a breath test, and told officers she “had a beer during lunch.”
Nashville Fire Fighter Brandon Ray Womack told Goodlettsville Police he had “three one-pint beers, with a few pieces of chicken” a couple of hours prior to wrecking his vehicle and blowing a .204% BAC on a breath test.
49-year-old Madeline Moore was charged with DUI 3rd Offense on April 14th. According to Metro Police, Moore claimed she wasn’t drunk, but failed field sobriety tests due to “bad allergies”.
56-year-old Sharon Faison was jailed Wednesday afternoon, charged with DUI & resisting, after she was arrested in the parking lot of an East Nashville Kroger, where she drove up on a curb and told police she was going to buy wine.
Metro Police charged 18-year-old Hansel Poston with driving under the influence of marijuana, after he failed to stop at two red lights in East Nashville just before 1 a.m. Monday morning.
28-year-old Candice Nicole Gamble remains jailed on a $22,000 bond today, after a Friday night arrest charging her with DUI – 4th Offense, at which time she told police she was on the way to pick up her five-year-old child.
Today marks the point of no return for the Nashville District Attorney’s Office. Today is the day they define two clear and distinct paths for prosecuting crimes in Nashville – one for police, and one for citizens.
Two people in the same car got charged with identical crimes. One was an off-duty cop, whose charges the D.A. refused to prosecute. The passenger, a citizen with no priors, will be prosecuted in a Nashville courtroom this morning at 9 a.m. by the same D.A.’s office, for the same charge.
23-year-old Elinor Sawyer is free on pre-trial release after a Monday arrest, charging her with DUI & illegal gun possession. Police say she stated she was ‘driving back to work’ when she crashed her vehicle and blew a .183 on a breathalyzer.
Local luxury realtor Kenneth ‘Blake’ Glaskox was arrested just before daylight Friday morning, charged with DUI, drug possession, and possession of a handgun while under the influence. Metro police say they found a bottle with a ‘variety of pills’, including amphetamine and Viagra.
26-year-old John Thomas Couch told police that it was his vehicle wrecked in the street, but he was not in the vehicle when the crash occurred. Little did he know that a local bar had already called police with his description and license plate number, to report him as a drunk driver.