Officer Donta Daniel of the Clarksville Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious male in the driver’s seat of a vehicle at the Hobby Lobby on Wilma Rudolph Blvd on August 28th just after 5:30 p.m. He observed 34-year-old Nicholas Pietka as being unresponsive and busted out the window to render aid to the man as he remained unconscious. Eventually, Pietka came to, and the officer observed a bag of white powder, believed to be heroin, in the vehicle. Pietka admitted to using drugs the night prior and refused all forms of testing. At the time of his arrest for this incident, he was out on bond for a pending DUI case in June.
Nicholas Matthew Pietka of Franklin Meadows Way in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on August 28th, charged with driving under the influence (DUI), simple drug possession, and violation of implied consent law. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $15,000.