A man charged with his third DUI on Friday is free on bond.
At 10pm Friday night, a citizen called in to report an erratic driver in the area of Highway 96W near Hillsboro Road. When an officer got behind the vehicle, its driver, 39-year-old Cecil Whited of Pulaski, quickly turned into a parking lot and stopped.
While speaking to Whited, in that parking lot, the officer determined him to be impaired and arrested him. Whited, charged with DUI – Third Offense, is free on a $7,500 bond and due in court 05/21/2015 at 1:00 pm.
In 2014, there were 6,634 known alcohol-related traffic crashes in Tennessee.
Nationally, one in three traffic fatalities are a result of an alcohol-impaired driving crash.
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