Driving under the influence in Tennessee is a serious offense. Being arrested and charged with a second second DUI may bring with it potentially serious ramifications. Law enforcement claims that a person was recently found slumped over the steering wheel of a car in the Towne Crossing Theater parking lot in Greeneville.
The man was reportedly found with a cap to a syringe, multiple pills and cans that contained an unknown substance. When the man was awakened and taken out of the car, additional pills and syringes were allegedly discovered. Upon further investigation, it was apparently found that the man’s driver’s license was suspended and that he had no proof of insurance for his vehicle. He also had an outstanding warrant for a failure to appear in Greene County Court.
The gentleman faces charges of possession of a Schedule II drug, possession of a Schedule IV drug as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition to the drug charges he faces charges of driving without a license and driving without insurance. The suspect is being held without bond and is awaiting a court appearance.
A person facing charges for a DUI in Tennessee may wish to seek the counsel of an experienced criminal law attorney. A knowledgeable lawyer can review all the circumstances of the case and advise the client on the legal paths that are available. A lawyer will always work to get the best possible legal outcome for the client and may explore more than one legal avenue to arrive at the most favorable outcome.