THP Trooper David Dacosta says 47-year-old Jason Lee Bentley was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone on Wilma Rudolph Blvd Friday night when he also changed lanes while speeding without using a signal. During a subsequent traffic stop, Bentley admitted to drinking two alcoholic beverages shortly before driving. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Bently was transported to Tennova Sango ER for a blood draw and charged with DUI. He had a prior DUI conviction in 1999.
THP Trooper Michael Hickmon observed a silver vehicle driven by 29-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Kevin Benjamin Lozano-Cruz traveling at 63 mph in a 40 mph zone on Fort Campbell Blvd on Saturday. As he conducted a traffic stop, the officer reported Lozano-Cruz had bloodshot, watery eyes, and reeked of alcohol. He admitted to consuming one shot of alcohol 25 minutes prior to the interaction and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He was transported to the Sango ER for a blood test and then booked into jail for DUI 2nd, as he had a prior DUI conviction in 2017.
Just after 4 a.m. Sunday, THP Trooper Michael Hickmon was traveling on Fort Campbell Blvd when he observed 24-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Ryan Tyler Cook driving a vehicle at 65 mph in a 45 mph zone while crossing over his lane of travel. During the subsequent traffic stop, Cook admitted to drinking “three shots” prior to driving and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He later blew a 0.173% BAC on a breathalyzer.
A ‘BOLO’ (be on the look out) went out over all air for a vehicle weaving all over Interstate 24 on July 13th and was quickly spotted by THP Trooper Javier Allen as it passed his position and ran off the road before returning back onto the roadway and into a lane of travel. A traffic stop was conducted, and the driver was identified as 34-year-old Ashley Greenhill. There were no obvious signs of alcohol use; however, Greenhill admitted to taking Percocet earlier before driving.
29-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Alexander Fair was unknowingly traveling in front of a THP Trooper’s vehicle when he accelerated to 76 mph in a 45 mph zone, and then accelerated to 86 mph a short time later. THP Trooper Cadena initiated a traffic stop in front of Gate 1 and placed Fair under arrest for reckless driving. He arranged for a friend to pick up the Mustang and he was transported to booking.
THP Trooper Michael Hickmon made contact with 23-year-old Seth Thomas Williams near the Dover Walmart Neighborhood Market, after observing him having trouble keeping his vehicle between the line on the road. When asked why he was swerving, Thomas insisted he was not and began to walk away. After being informed he was detained due to smelling of alcohol and suspected impaired driving, Williams refused to stop walking away from the Trooper, who was initially only able to cuff one wrist successfully. Williams was taken to the ground, where he continued to resist arrest and grabbed onto the Trooper’s wrist, refusing to release it.
After a brief struggle, he was taken into custody and charged with DUI 2nd, resisting arrest, and assault on an officer
24-year-old Chancellor Harrison Phillips is charged with the domestic assault of his wife, Heidi Phillips. She left the house and arrived at Clarksville Police headquarters to report the couple had been in an argument of the discipline of their 2-year-old son when she says Harrison balled his fist and aggressively stated he hoped she wasn’t pregnant, or else he would knock the baby out of her.
She recounted this is how prior assaults began so she fled the residence.
32-year-old Valencia Hill was booked into the Montgomery County Jail in the early hours of January 1st after THP State Trooper Irish McDonald says she crossed the center line multiple times and admitted to drinking champagne prior to driving. She reportedly performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. Hill is free on a $2,500 bond.