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22-year-old Vernon Lewis was jailed on March 31st after crashing into another vehicle while reportedly high on marijuana. Lewis failed to yield to oncoming traffic before turning left at a green light and struck a vehicle. When police approached, they smelled marijuana and asked Lewis if he had anything to drink or smoke that night, and he told them he had “one blunt” prior to the crash. He declined sobriety tests and was transported to booking. The other driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries.
Vernon Lewis of James Gafford Dr in La Vergne, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on March 31st, charged with driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $1,000.