Leonard Johnson charged with DUI in motel parking lot

Leonard Johnson charged with DUI in motel parking lot

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Officer Brookshaw responded to Wallace Rd. regarding an intoxicated person on October 5th. Upon arrival, Officer Brookshaw observed that MNPD Lieutenant Vaughn had 57-year-old Leonard Johnson detained for an investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol. Through investigation, it was discovered that Johnson had been operating a vehicle in a motel parking lot and showed visible signs of intoxication. Johnson claimed due to arthritis, he was not able to do certain tasks from the sobriety test before performing poorly on the majority of them, resulting in being taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

Leonard Johnson (MNPD)
Leonard Johnson (MNPD)

Leonard Johnson of Franklin Road in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on October 6th, charged with implied consent and DUI. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $1,500, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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