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32-year-old Benjamin Gooding failed to move out of the way of a traffic stop in his Jeep and told the officer, “I’m sorry.” On August 1st, an officer pulled over to help Tennessee State Trooper Ryan Declan conduct a traffic stop on I-65. The officer placed his vehicle directly behind the trooper’s vehicle to direct traffic. At this time, a dark-colored Jeep Wagoneer did not move over and failed to slow down while passing. The officer pulled the vehicle over, and Benjamin was the driver. Benjamin told the officer, “I’m sorry,” when the officer told him of the offense. He was placed into custody and transported to booking.
Benjamin S. Gooding of William St in Mazomaine, WI, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on August 1st, charged with failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.