Man charged with DUI after crash in Germantown — William Sidebotham

Man charged with DUI after crash in Germantown — William Sidebotham

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29-year-old William Sidebotham crashed his vehicle just before 9 p.m. Monday near 6th Ave. N & Jefferson. When officers found him, he was obviously intoxicated, had trouble standing, and admitted to consuming three drinks prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and refused any blood or breath testing. Sidebotham was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail and charged with DUI and violation of the implied consent law. He is free on pre-trial release.

COMPLAINT:
2021-0653463
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
ON 12/27/2021 AT 2043 OFFICERS WERE DISPATCHED TO 6TH AVE N AND JEFFERSON ST ON A SINGLE-VEHICLE MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION. OFFICERS ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND IDENTIFIED THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE INVOLVED TO BE THE DEFENDANT.

THE DEFENDANT HAD A STRONG ODOR OF AN INTOXICATING BEVERAGE EMANATED FROM HIS PERSON. HIS SPEECH WAS SLURRED, HIS EYES WERE WATERY AND GLASSY, AND HE WAS UNSTEADY ON HIS FEET. OFFICERS ASKED THE DEFENDANT IF HE CONSUMED ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. THE DEFENDANT STATED HE CONSUMED THREE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BEFORE THE INCIDENT.

THE DEFENDANT CONSENTED TO PERFORM THE STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TASKS (SFSTS). THE DEFENDANT SHOWED MULTIPLE CLUES OF IMPAIRMENT DURING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SFSTS. THE DEFENDANT DEMONSTRATED 6/6 CLUES ON THE HORIZONTAL GAZE NYSTAGMUS, 5/8 CLUES ON THE WALK AND TURN, 3/4 CLUES ON THE ONE-LEG STAND.

OFFICERS READ THE DEFENDANT THE TN IMPLIED CONSENT FORM (SF0388) AND REQUESTED THAT HE PROVIDE A BREATH SAMPLE. HE REFUSED TO PROVIDE THE REQUESTED BREATH SAMPLE.

PROSECUTOR:
JOHNNY W PRICE
SIGNED BY COMMISSIONER / JUDGE:
TIMOTHY M LEE
VICTIM:
SOCIETY
William Sidebotham (MNPD)
William Sidebotham (MNPD)
CASE CHARGE BOND
GS958827 DUI 1500
GS958828 IMPLIED CONSENT – CIVIL 0

William Sidebotham
@will_sidebotham
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DEFENDANT: SIDEBOTHAM, WILLIAM M
AKA(s): WILLIAM SIDEBOTHAM
BILL SIDEBOTHAM
WILLIAM M SIDEBOTHAM
ADDRESS: 1430 MERIDIAN ST
NASHVILLE, TN 37207
JMS ID: 605822
CONTROL ID: 605822
SEX: M
RACE: WHITE
DOB: 03/03/1992 (29)
ADMITTED: 12/27/2021 10:37 PM
RELEASED: 10/28/04:15 AM
BOND VIA: PRETRIAL

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