DUI: Stephanie Armitstead was observed traveling at 110 mph in a Kia on I-40

37-year-old Stephanie Armitstead was jailed early Sunday morning after police say she was driving on I-40 at 110 mph in a 70 mph zone while intoxicated in her silver Kia. The officer conducted a traffic stop and observed Armitstead with red, watery eyes. He could smell alcohol coming from her vehicle. She took extensive time looking for her license and was uncooperative when asked to step out of her vehicle. Armitstead admitted to drinking two glasses of wine two hours before driving. She agreed to sobriety tests, on which she began performing poorly, and then refused to continue.

DUI: Alexandra Vinson charged after early morning crash near Vanderbilt

27-year-old Alexandra Vinson was jailed early Sunday Morning after crashing her SUV into a utility pole and power line while intoxicated at the corner of 28 Avenue and Vanderbilt place. When police arrived, Vinson had watery eyes and a slight odor of alcohol coming from her. During the investigation, she was slurring her words and needed assistance to walk as she was unsteady on her feet. She agreed to sobriety testing and performed poorly. During the vehicle search, an open bottle of alcohol was found in the passenger side door.

DUI: Michael McDowell crashes into utility pole; tells police another car hit him

When Metro Nashville police responded to a vehicle accident on Woodland St in the early hours of Saturday morning, 42-year-old Michael McDowell explained that a car pulled out in front of him, causing him to crash and his airbags to deploy. He says the car then fled the scene. Officers quickly noticed a debris field from his wrecked vehicle going back to a utility pole that had been crashed into. It was determined he hit the pole, and no other vehicle was involved. He admitted to drinking prior to driving and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He refused a breathalyzer and was taken into custody.

DUIL: Cielo Sweatt tosses beer cans out of car after crash

Police say 22-year-old Cielo Sweatt crashed her blue Chrysler 300 on Harding Place Sunday evening. Officers were told she might be trying to flee the scene and had pulled into the gas station nearby, where she was located. Store employees told police she had pulled up and tossed beer cans out of her car, which was captured on video. She told officers she had not consumed any alcohol, despite reeking of it. She was taken into custody and charged with DUI.

Jack Spence charged with daytime DUI after Saturday crash on interstate

27-year-old Jack Spence was driving on I-65 N just before 5 p.m. Saturday when police say he crashed into a guardrail on the right side of the roadway. During their interaction, Spence reportedly reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. The passenger in his vehicle sustained injuries, so a warrant was granted for Spence’s blood, which was drawn at Metro General. Spence was charged with the daytime DUI.

DUI: Sierra Day drove drunk at night in Belle Meade

26-year-old Sierra Day says she had “several glasses of wine” before driving in the early hours of Saturday morning. Belle Meade Police were blocking an intersection at Harding Pike and Lynnwood Blvd due to a fallen tree, causing the intersection to have no traffic lights. Day reportedly drove through the intersection at full speed, despite police cars with lights activated, and nearly struck one of the cruisers. A traffic stop was conducted, during which she reportedly reeked of alcohol and later performed poorly on field sobriety tests. She was transported to booking and charged with DUI.

DUI: Janett Walkoff Crawford blows 0.228% BAC after crash

36-year-old Janett Walkoff Crawford was jailed on March 21st after crashing into private property on Shihmen Drive. When officers arrived on the scene, Janett declined medical attention. Police asked her what caused the wreck, and she said that she just took a wide turn and wasn’t sure what else had happened. Janett was swaying back and forth while standing, and police could smell alcohol coming from her breath. She consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. She agreed to the breathalyzer, and it read .228% BAC — nearly three times the legal limit.

Avery Matthews charged with DUI in Airport Center Drive parking lot

39-year-old Avery Matthews was charged with DUI late Thursday night after parking his white Kia Sedan into a no-trespass zone at Airpark Center Dr. – where officers were patrolling for street racers. Officers saw the car parked with exhaust coming from the back and later confirmed keys were still in the ignition. When officers approached Matthews, he had extremely slurred speech and bloodshot watery eyes. Officers could smell the strong odor of alcohol coming from him. Matthews told police he was in the parking lot to drop off a female partner before going home. He denied drinking any alcohol, although there was a half-empty bottle of Vodka on the passenger floorboard. Matthews refused sobriety tests and the blood sample. During the vehicle search, police discovered a half-empty bottle of Vodka, a completely empty bottle of Vodka, and a Corona bottle. After running Matthews’s name, it was discovered that he was arrested twice before for DUI in Illinois.

DUI: Kate Swan crashes after drinking 2-3 beers at Chili’s before driving

58-year-old Kate Swan was jailed on March 23rd after rear-ending a stopped car in the turning lane on Myatt Drive while drunk. Swan was standing next to her Toyota Rav 4 when police arrived. They could smell alcohol coming from her, and she told officers that she had 2-3 beers at Chili’s prior to driving. She agreed to sobriety tests and performed poorly. The breathalyzer came back as .131% BAC.

DUI: Nathan Harrell charged after admitting to drinking before driving on interstate

32-year-old Nathan Harrell was driving on I-24 late Wednesday night when he nearly struck the front end of a Kentucky State Trooper’s patrol car that was also traveling in the area. The trooper contacted Metro Nashville Police, who responded to the scene and found Harrell visibly intoxicated and smelling of alcohol. Harrell stated he had two drinks and lunch and had also been drinking at a client’s home prior to driving. He refused field sobriety testing and was transported to Nashville General for a blood draw and then to booking. An inventory search of the vehicle revealed an open bottle of alcohol that was a quarter empty and a Yeti cup with an alcoholic beverage inside.

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