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May 2016 Archives

Tennessee woman charged with DUI and vehicular homicide

A Tennessee woman is facing a raft of charges including vehicular homicide for her alleged role in a three-vehicle crash on the evening of May 9 that claimed the life of a Harriman woman. Police say that the 61-year-old Oak Ridge woman was under the influence and driving recklessly immediately before the accident, which took place on Oak Ridge Turnpike near Jefferson Avenue in Oak Ridge at approximately 9:47 p.m.

Bus driver accused of DUI

A tour bus driver who was driving a high school band was taken into custody in Tennessee on April 21 after a police officer claimed that he had pill bottles and a powdery white substance in his nose. The man was charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence. However, the man is receiving support from his employer in Pennsylvania, a charter bus company, that also posted his bail. Reportedly, he is one of their top five drivers.