Man remains jailed following Tuesday arrest for 3rd DUI

James Hughes Age: 33 Columbia, TN

James Hughes
Age: 33
Columbia, TN

A Columba man remains jailed for his third DUI after officers found him passed out behind the wheel on Tuesday.

Shortly after midnight on 01/03/2017, officers were summoned to the area of Lewisburg Pike near Peytonsville Road to check on an unconscious driver. When they arrived, officers found 33-year-old James Hughes of Columbia, impaired, unconscious, and behind the wheel. The vehicle was running and in gear, and Hughes foot was on the brake. While arresting Hughes for DUI, officers found a bottle of urine that Hughes planned on using to defeat a pre-employment drug test.

Hughes, charged with DUI – 3rd Offense and Altering a Drug Test, remains jailed on a $20,000 bond. He is due in court 01/12/2017 at 1:00 p.m.

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