DUI: Rebecca Wetherbee has “a couple of drinks” at Red Door Saloon before hitting utility pole

DUI: Rebecca Wetherbee has “a couple of drinks” at Red Door Saloon before hitting utility pole

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31-year-old Rebecca Wetherbee was booked after crashing her car on Old Hickory Blvd on December 16th. Upon arrival, officers observed a trail of debris leading to Wetherbee’s gray Mercedes GLE-350, which had struck a guard rail and utility pole. Officers then observed Wetherbee and two other passengers outside the vehicle needing medical attention. Wetherbee reeked of alcohol, was unsteady on her feet, and had bloodshot eyes. When questioned by officers, Wetherbee admitted to having “a couple of drinks” earlier that night. Wetherbee and the two other passengers of the vehicle were transported via separate ambulances to multiple hospitals due to concerns about spinal and head injuries. Officers then spoke to a witness who stated that Wetherbee, in the driver’s seat of her vehicle, stated to the witness that she was coming from the Red Door Saloon Bar. Officers went to Vanderbilt Hospital and spoke with Wetherbee. Wetherbee refused to provide a blood sample after being read implied consent. Officers issued Wetherbee a citation for driving under the influence. Wetherbee was booked on the citation on January 8th. Wetherbee also has a prior history of incidents regarding intoxication.

Rebecca Wetherbee (MNPD)
Rebecca Wetherbee (MNPD)

Rebecca Wetherbee of Lyman Lane in Nashville, TN, was booked on a citation of DUI on January 8th.

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