DUI: Bruce Huehner stumbles into 7-Eleven after drinking bottle of wine to buy beer, attempts to drive home

DUI: Bruce Huehner stumbles into 7-Eleven after drinking bottle of wine to buy beer, attempts to drive home

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72-year-old Bruce Huehner was seen trying to enter his car while intoxicated at the 7-Eleven on Nolensville Pike on May 21st. Officers spoke with the sales associate at the mentioned location when they arrived. The associate told them that Huehner came inside stumbling and purchased two beer cans. She informed officers that since Huehner appeared intoxicated, she took the beers from him. Another witness to the situation stated that they noticed Huehner couldn’t keep himself up, so they followed him outside. The witness told officers that they were worried for Huehner’s safety, so they blocked his car so he couldn’t leave. Officers made contact and noticed a strong odor of alcohol as they approached Huehner, who was displaying multiple signs of intoxication. After being asked about how much alcohol he had to drink, Huehner told officers that he had drank a whole bottle of wine. Huehner was asked if he wanted to perform sobriety tests, but he declined. Bruce Huehner also refused to provide any samples for his alcohol level, so he was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence and implied consent.

Bruce Huehner (MNPD)
Bruce Huehner (MNPD)

Bruce Huehner of Forsythia Drive in Antioch, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on May 21st, charged with driving under the influence and implied consent violation. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $1,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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