Tanya Barnes had “two drinks” at TNT’s bar before DUI arrest

Tanya Barnes had “two drinks” at TNT’s bar before DUI arrest

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52-year-old Tanya Barnes was observed traveling at over 70 miles an hour on Briley Pkwy, in a 55 mph zone, on September 27th. While driving, she had trouble maintaining her lane, crossing over the fog line, and fluctuating her speeds. She was stopped on Briley Pkwy around the mile marker, with an odor of alcohol on her breath and watery eyes. Tanya admitted to drinking two drinks at TNT Sports bar before heading home and performed poorly on sobriety tests. When she provided a breath test for the police, it showed her having a .15% BAC.

Tanya Barnes (MNPD)
Tanya Barnes (MNPD)

Tanya Barnes of Star Blvd in Madison, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on September 27th, charged with DUI. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $2,000.

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