A Tennessee driver finds himself in serious legal trouble after he is said to have fled from a traffic stop. The man has been charged with drunk driving and felony counts of evading arrest. According to his criminal records, this is his third DUI charge and the fourth time he has been charged with driving with a revoked license. He is also facing charges that include possession of stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal impersonation.
If you have been charged with a crime, it is important to take immediate steps to protect your interests and freedom. When the charges against you include felony DUI, it would be wise to seek the defense help of a Tennessee lawyer who is experienced in this particular type of criminal charge. If convicted, the penalties can be quite severe, including jail time.
A Tennessee mother and teacher is dead after a fatal accident involving a drunk driver. As a result, a 61-year-old woman is now facing multiple criminal charges, including vehicular homicide and driving under the influence. According to the accident report, there were three vehicles involved in the fatal accident.
When a young adult is charged with a crime, it's important to make sure that a one-time mistake does not result in a conviction. Even if the prosecutor offers deal that does not include jail time, that offer would not be a good deal if it comes with a permanent criminal record.
Tennessee lawmakers have recently passed legislation that will bring stricter penalties for those who have been convicted of driving under the influence. According to the new laws, a judge will order those convicted of drunk driving to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicles. In the past, only certain people convicted of DUI were required to have these devices installed because a judge needed a valid reason to order it.