DUI: Cordero Moree smokes marijuana before driving through red light

DUI: Cordero Moree smokes marijuana before driving through red light

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29-year-old Cordero Moree drove through a red light on December 21st as officers patrolled Representative John Lewis Way South and Lafayette Street. They observed this, initiated a traffic stop, approached the driver’s side door, and noticed Moree fumbling with his belongings. He responded slowly to officers, advising them he had no license, and initially provided an unverifiable name and date of birth. He admitted to smoking marijuana in the morning and told them he was a painter who paints indoors without filtration, explaining why there was paint on him. Moree consented to sobriety tests, performed poorly, and was taken into custody for driving without a license and driving under the influence.

Cordero Moree (MNPD)
Cordero Moree (MNPD)

Cordero Moree of Fergus Drive in La Vergne, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on December 21st, charged with driving without license and DUI. He was released on his own recognizance.

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