DUI: Reverend Delvin J. Moody blows 0.186% BAC with liquor bottle in car

DUI: Reverend Delvin J. Moody blows 0.186% BAC with liquor bottle in car

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27-year-old Reverend Delvin J. Moody of Utica, NY, was jailed in Nashville on June 27th after police saw his car stopped on the side of the ramp on I-40 facing the opposite direction of traffic. When police approached Moody, they could smell alcohol coming from his breath, and he admitted to drinking and driving. They searched his vehicle and found a liquor bottle on the passenger’s side floorboard. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a .186% BAC on a breathalyzer. Moody was a Utica City Councilman from 2020-2022, and is currently a  rising Black Religion Scholar and incoming Ph.D. Student at Boston University.

Delvin Moody (MNPD)
Delvin Moody (MNPD)

Delvin Jamal Moody of James St in Utica, NY, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on June 27th, charged with driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $3,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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