DUI: Leandro Arteaga rear-ends vehicle leaving restaurant

DUI: Leandro Arteaga rear-ends vehicle leaving restaurant

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23-year-old Leandro Arteaga was jailed on November 18th after causing an accident on Nolensville Pike. When police arrived, they observed Arteaga beside his damaged vehicle. He admitted to driving and stated that he had rear-ended a car as he was coming from a restaurant. Officers could smell alcohol coming from his breath as he spoke and noticed his glassy, bloodshot eyes. Arteaga then performed poorly on sobriety tests and was taken into custody.

Leandro Arteaga (MNPD)
Leandro Arteaga (MNPD)

Leandro Arteaga of Schrader Heights Dr. in Dickson, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on November 18, charged with driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,000, and the Dickson County Sherriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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