Hunter Placed in Custody Following Cumberland County Crash
Cumberland County, TN (January 23, 2021) Law enforcement in Cumberland County responded to a vehicle crash in the 900 block of Plateau Road late on January 23rd. The driver in the accident was found in the vehicle and was fortunately not injured. Law enforcement later determined that the driver’s license was revoked from a previous driving under the influence conviction. The driver allegedly told law enforcement that he slid off the road after running into an ice patch but no evidence of slippery roads was found. The driver later failed a field sobriety test and a search revealed a substance that was determined to be meth. The driver was later arrested for manufacture, sale and delivery of meth, driving under the influence, and violation of the implied consent law.
Based on a 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health report, approximately 20.5 million people aged 16 or older have driven under the influence of alcohol in the last year while 12.6 million have driven under the influence of illicit drugs. Drivers who have used cocaine or methamphetamines can be aggressive and reckless when driving.
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