DUI: Stephany Wheeler snorted at “white substance” before driving with two small children

DUI: Stephany Wheeler snorted at “white substance” before driving with two small children

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31-year-old Stephany Wheeler was charged with DUI early Tuesday morning after a BOLO was issued for a female erratically driving a green Dodge Journey with two children inside. Officers located the vehicle outside of a gas station. The ages of the children were ten and eight years old. Wheeler said she had one shot earlier, but her pupils were constricted, and she was unsteady on her feet and swayed as she stood. She consented to sobriety tests wish she performed poorly on. After running her information through the computer system, it was discovered her driver’s license had been revoked and she had a prior DUI conviction in 2021. A family member told police that Wheeler was at his house earlier and was acting erratic and abnormal. He could smell alcohol on her breath before getting into her vehicle and driving off. Wheeler admitted to snorting a white powdery substance earlier in the night but stated she didn’t know what the substance was.

Stephany Wheeler (MNPD)
Stephany Wheeler (MNPD)

Stephany Wheeler of Darlene Dr in Antioch, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on March 7th, charged with driving on revoked license and driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $3,000.

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