DUI: Sarah Johnson crashes in parking lot on South Riverside Drive

32-year-old Sarah Johnson was involved in a car wreck at a parking lot on South Riverside Drive on March 28th. Officers made contact with Johnson and noticed a strong odor of alcohol on her person. Officers then asked Johnson to perform sobriety tests. Johnson consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Sarah Johnson was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence on March 29th.

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DUI: Jennifer Williams found passed out in Dodge Challenger after drinking Fireball

31-year-old Jennifer Williams was found asleep in her white Dodge Challenger in front of the Whataburger on N 2nd Street on March 26th. Once officers were able to wake up Williams, they instructed her to get out of her vehicle. Upon getting her to exit her car, officers noted that Williams was exhibiting several signs of intoxication. Williams was requested to perform sobriety tests, but she refused. This led to a search probable cause search of Williams’s person, which yielded a small empty bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. Jennifer Williams was then read implied consent, taken into custody, and charged with driving under the influence.

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DUI: Soldier Randy Barahona blows .338% BAC after drinking two beers at Tippers Neighborhood Pub

28-year-old Randy Arnulfo Barahona of the US Army pulled his white Lexus over to the shoulder lane behind a patrol car attending to an unrelated traffic stop near Needmore Road and Tiny Town Road in the early hours of March 25th. Officers approached the Lexus and noticed he was visibly intoxicated, reeking of alcohol. Barahona admitted to having “two beers” at Tippers Neighborhood Pub. Barahona then consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Barahona agreed to provide a breath sample, which resulted in a .338% BAC. Since he blew over .250% BAC, they transported him to Tennova for medical clearance. Then, Barahona was taken into custody for driving under the influence on March 25th.

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DUI: Soldier Xavier Mitchell rams into front gate of Renaissance apartment complex

34-year-old Soldier Xavier Mitchell was seen in a white Kia ramming into the front gate at the Renaissance at Peachers Mill on March 22nd. Officers responded to a caller who reported that the driver of the white Kia looked “drunk out of his mind.” When officers came into contact with Mitchell, he was asleep at the front gate of the apartment complex with his car still running. Once waken up, Mitchell displayed difficulty answering simple questions and slurred his words. Mitchell consented to execute field sobriety tests but performed poorly. After searching Mitchell’s car, officers found an El Bracero receipt dating from March 22nd, 2024, which included five tequila drinks. When officers informed Mitchell of implied consent, he refused to provide a breath sample. Xavier Mitchell was then transported to booking, where he was charged with driving under the influence and implied consent on March 23rd.

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DUI: Gregory Gafney crashes Jeep on Fort Campbell Boulevard after running red light

34-year-old Gregory Monkale Gafney failed to brake and caused a collision at the stoplight near Fort Campbell Boulevard and Purple Heart Parkway in the early hours of March 24th. Before the crash, officers observed him swerving over the right travel lane and the fog line as he approached the red light. They approached his silver Jeep and noticed he showed multiple signs of inebriation and reeked of alcohol. Upon request, he consented to sobriety tests, performed poorly, and then agreed to provide a blood sample after being informed of implied consent. Gafney was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

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DUI: Deon Mister found passed out drunk in his car at Top Dogg Liquors

28-year-old Deon Christopher Mister, an LG employee, was found passed out in the driver’s seat of his car with the engine running at Top Dogg Liquors on Wilma Rudolph late March 23rd. Officers observed this and approached the car, noticing Mister showed signs of impairment. Once Mister exited the vehicle, reeking of alcohol, officers deemed him unable to operate the vehicle. During a subsequent search, officers found a firearm and two small bottles of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey in his pockets. Then, officers discovered Mister had a prior DUI conviction in December 2023.  Mister agreed to provide a breath sample, resulting in 0.156 BAC%. Mister was taken into custody for an open container violation, driving under the influence, and possession of a weapon while under the influence on March 24th.

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DUI: Ronald Murray swerves between lanes on Ashland City Road

43-year-old Ronald Murray was seen swerving all over the road at the intersection of Ashland City Road and Vista Road on March 22nd. Officers came into contact with Murray, who was visibly intoxicated. He displayed multiple signs of impairment when he was asked for his ID and registration, so he was asked to perform sobriety tests. Murray consented to the sobriety tests but executed them poorly and was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

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DUI: Robert Jackson speeds down Highway 41 South in his Mustang

47-year-old county employee Robert Jackson was seen in a white Ford Mustang swerving and speeding down Highway 41 South on March 21st. Officers made contact and noticed a strong odor of alcohol as they approached Jackson. When he was asked for his registration, he opened his glove box and revealed a Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm pistol. Once officers told Jackson to step out of his vehicle, he admitted to drinking at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. Jackson consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. After being informed about implied consent, he refused to provide a blood sample. Robert Jackson was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence, possession of a handgun while under the influence, and implied consent.

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DUI: Jordan Tayloe takes fentanyl before crashing on Warfield Boulevard

39-year-old Jordan Tayloe was involved in a severe crash at the intersection of Warfield Boulevard and Rossview Road on May 1st, 2023. Several witnesses informed officers that Tayloe was attempting to turn left onto Rossview Road without the right of way, causing him to collide with a Ram 1500. Officers observed a blue powdery residue near Tayloe’s nose during the crash investigation. During a subsequent search, drug enforcement located approximately 3 grams of fentanyl and methamphetamine. A blood sample from Tayloe also revealed traces of Etizolam. Jordan Tayloe was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence on March 22nd.

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DUI: Maria Rodriguez-Serrano drinks bottle of Bacardi before driving on Highway 79

35-year-old Maria Del Carmen Rodriguez-Serrano drove her van on Highway 79 with the passenger side taillight out late March 20th. Officers observed this, conducted a traffic stop, and approached Rodriguez-Serrano. Rodriguez-Serano told officers she was unaware of her light being out. During this interaction, officers noticed she reeked of marijuana as smoke rolled down her car window, so they asked her to exit her car and performed a probable cause search. Officers then located a rolled joint in the driver’s door pocket and an empty bottle of Bacardi behind the driver’s seat. Rodriguez-Serano took sobriety tests and performed poorly. Then, she admitted to finishing the bottle of Bacardi before coming to a stop. Rodriguez-Serrano agreed to provide a blood sample after being informed of implied consent and then was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

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DUI: Matthew Langford hits multiple cars at Rural King after taking fentanyl

43-year-old Matthew Dwayne Langford struck two cars near Rural King on Fort Campbell and Dover Road in the afternoon of March 20th. When officers arrived, they located Langford unconscious at the wheel about 400 feet away from the crash. Langford was administered Narcan twice and then was transported to Tennova Medical Center to be cleared. A search through NCIC revealed he had a revoked driver’s license due to a prior DUI from December 20th, 2019. When officers searched his vehicle, they found a white, powdery substance, which tested positive for fentanyl. Langford was taken into custody for driving under the influence, driving on a revoked license, simple possession, and failure to exercise due care.

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DUI: Carlos Lourenco Das Neves swerves between lanes after drinking 3 large beers at Buffalo Wild Wings

41-year-old Carlos Lourenco Das Neves was seen in a dark-colored Ford F150 traveling into oncoming traffic at Alfred Thun Road on March 19th. After seeing him repeat this a few times, officers stopped Lourenco and contacted him. When officers approached Lourenco, he immediately admitted that he had drunk three beers during lunch. After Lourenco consented to perform sobriety tests, officers noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage. Once Lourenco was Mirandized, he stated that he drank three large beers at Buffalo Wild Wings during lunch in addition to taking cold medicine earlier in the morning. Carlos Lourenco was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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DUI: Soldier Braden Hill booked after driving drunk friend’s truck at Tippers Neighborhood Pub

31-year-old Soldier Braden Hill was seen in a black pick-up truck exiting the Tippers parking lot on March 17th. Adam Wilder, a friend of Hill’s, was stopped at the Speedway gas station on Tiny Town Road under the suspicion of drunk driving. Wilder had Hill come get his car at the Speedway gas station due to being arrested for drunk driving. When officers made contact with Hill, they smelled the strong odor of alcohol and noticed signs of intoxication. Hill admitted to drinking beer at the bar he was at with his friend, Adam Wilder. An officer advised that Hill was too drunk to operate a vehicle, and that he should have his wife, who was also there, drive him home. As officers were leaving with Wilder, they saw both his and Hill’s trucks moving. Officers came back and initiated another traffic stop. This time, Hill admitted that he consumed five pints of beer and agreed to perform sobriety tests. Hill performed poorly and was taken into custody, where he was charged with driving under the influence on March 18th.

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DUI: Soldier Adam Wilder fails sobriety test, tells officers “Just take me to jail!”

30-year-old Soldier Adam Wilder was seen speeding in a white pick-up truck outside the Tippers parking lot on March 17th. Officers also observed Wilder leave his designated lane twice, leading to them pulling Wilder over at the Speedway gas station on Tiny Town Road. Once officers came into contact with Wilder, they noticed the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. When Wilder was asked if he consumed any alcohol, he said that he didn’t have any. However, when officers questioned him about the smell of alcohol, he stated that he no longer wanted to talk to them. Wilder consented to sobriety tests, and after performing poorly on one, he told officers, “Just take me to jail!” Adam Wilder was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence on March 18th.

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DUI: Soldier Reece Wawrzyniak found passed out with 3 others in Honda Civic on I-24 ramp

21-year-old Soldier Reece Wawrzyniak was found in a black two-door Honda Civic at the I-24 ramp to Wilma Rudolph Boulevard on March 16th. Officers arrived and observed four occupants in the vehicle. All of them were unconscious and not unresponsive to officers attempting to wake them up. The driver-side window had to be broken to remove Wawrzyniak from the vehicle. Wawrzyniak had the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person and displayed multiple other signs of intoxication. Wawrzyniak consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Reece Wawrzyniak was then taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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DUI: Myongok Poquette drinks before driving on Kraft Street

56-year-old Myongok Poquette, an employee of Hankook, was seen in a white Kia Optima pulling into a closed business on Kraft Street on March 15th. Officers made contact and noticed a strong odor of alcohol as they talked to Poquette, who admitted to drinking. Poquette consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Once Poquette was informed about implied consent, she agreed to the breathalyzer. After providing three insufficient samples, Myongok Poquette was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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DUI: Donta Daniel loses control of motorcycle after having “a shot” before driving

29-year-old Donta Daniel was seen on a Harley Davidson FLT at 101st Division Parkway on March 17th. The Harley Davidson was found crashed between Trenton Road and the Wilma Rudolph Boulevard overpass. Daniel was found seated on a roadway nearby. Officers made contact with Daniel and noticed a strong odor of alcohol as they approached him. Daniel stated that a vehicle ran or almost ran into him, causing him to crash. However, three witnesses informed the officer that they saw Daniel lose control of his motorcycle just before the crash. None of the witnesses corroborated the events that Daniel said happened. Shortly after, Daniel was asked to perform a sobriety test and agreed. After performing poorly, Daniel stated that he had not had anything to eat and had a “shot.” Daniel was then taken into custody. During a search of Daniel, three Bud Light Platinum bottle caps were found along with one “twist off” Coors Light bottle cap in his motorcycle vest. Officer Goodall found three Bud Light Platinum beers among the motorcycle wreckage and observed that they “were still cold to the touch.” Donta Daniel was transported to Booking, where he was charged with driving under the influence.

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Soldier Dale Paulson tells police he didn’t “feel like stopping” at DUI checkpoint

22-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Dale Paulson was seen in a maroon Chevy Silverado failing to stop at a DUI checkpoint at Kraft Street on March 15th. A traffic stop was made at the intersection of Kraft Street and Frosty Morn Drive, and law enforcement made contact with Paulson, who stated that the reason he didn’t stop was because he didn’t feel like it. Shortly after, Paulson told the officer that he had three beers at Tippers Bar but told the deputy that he had four. Paulson consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. On the way to jail, Paulson stated that he had six beers and had “gotten onto post like this before.” Dale Paulson was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence, open container law, and failure to obey the lawful order of an officer.

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DUI: Macguire Ford speeds down Highway 41A in Ford F-150

23-year-old Macguire Ford was seen in a gray F-150 speeding down Highway-41 on March 16th. When officers contacted Ford, he had difficulty talking to them and had problems providing his ID. Ford was asked if he had anything to drink, and he replied that he had a couple. Ford was then asked to step out of the vehicle and consent to sobriety tests. Ford performed poorly on the sobriety tests and was taken into custody. Macguire Ford was then transported to booking, where he was charged with driving under the influence.

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DUI: Soldier Donovan Estep crashes car on I-24 after falling asleep while driving

22-year-old Soldier Donovan Estep was involved in a property damage wreck on I-24 on March 15th. Officers arrived and contacted a TDOT worker who stated that Estep had “fallen asleep” while driving. Then, officers made contact with Estep and noticed a strong odor of alcohol as they approached him. Estep then admitted to drinking before the crash. Estep consented to perform sobriety tests and performed poorly. Donovan Estep was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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