DUI: Charles Jones III says he did “at least one body shot” & 6 beers prior to driving, amid tears

DUI: Charles Jones III says he did “at least one body shot” & 6 beers prior to driving, amid tears

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When officers stopped 36-year-old Charles Jones III on I-40 in the early hours of Thursday morning he reportedly told them “I’m going to be honest, I’m intoxicated” before he broke down and began to cry. He stated he had consumed 6 beers and did “at least 1 body shot” before driving, and then requested an attorney. The result of his breathalyzer test was 0.207% BAC.

Charles Jones III (MNPD)
Charles Jones III (MNPD)

Charles Thomas Jones III, of Hermitage, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on June 14th, charged with driving under the influence (DUI). A commissioner set his bond at $1,500 and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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