Having an experienced legal team can mean the difference between having a serious charge dropped, minimal consequences if found guilty, or facing stiff penalties. A Tennessee police officer who faced a DUI charge knows this too well. The charges against him were dropped recently after he met certain conditions set out by the prosecuting attorney.
Drunk drivers realize they're not in total control of their vehicles; however, some people still make the mistake of driving while intoxicated. It's a tragic offense since that simple error could result in a crash as it did for a 31-year-old Bluff City, Tennessee, resident recently. The woman is facing DUI charges after her vehicle veered off the road and into a telephone pole and a tree.
Getting charged with driving while intoxicated is not only stressful, but can potentially change a person's life should the person be convicted. A DUI conviction in Tennessee is serious business. Those charged, such as a now former school bus driver, will need to fight the charges aggressively.
A drunk driving conviction can turn a person's life upside down. Those in Tennessee who are facing DUI charges must fight those charges aggressively. A 59-year-old man recently accused of drunk driving will also need to do so. The accused was allegedly impaired behind the wheel, which authorities say led to a crash that claimed the life of his 33-year-old son who was a lone passenger in the vehicle.
A 32-year-old Tennessee man is facing numerous charges after the vehicle he was driving slammed into another vehicle, claiming the life of a 65-year-old man. In addition to being charged with DUI, the Friendsville resident has been charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and vehicular homicide. There were three vehicles involved in the crash, but no one in the third vehicle was injured.
Driving under the influence in Tennessee is a serious offense. Being arrested and charged with a second second DUI may bring with it potentially serious ramifications. Law enforcement claims that a person was recently found slumped over the steering wheel of a car in the Towne Crossing Theater parking lot in Greeneville.
A 13-year-old girl was killed and three others injured recently in a two-vehicle crash. A 43-year-old Tennessee man is facing DUI charges after he ploughed into a car that was on the side of the highway because of a flat tire. The occupants were heading out to dinner. The driver and two other children in the car were hurt, but not seriously.
A 45-year-old woman is facing drunk driving charges after allegedly plowing her vehicle into a police cruiser. The Tennessee resident has been charged with DUI after a recent early morning incident involving police who were taking a juvenile detainee to be treated for a medical condition. The woman was heading north when she tried to make a left turn, apparently without using her signal. The police cruiser was heading south when the woman slammed into the side of the police car.