3x DUI driver arrested after driving wrong-way on I-65

Thanks to the quick action of a few Franklin Police Officers, a dangerous drunk driver is behind bars after driving the wrong way on I-65. Tuesday night at about 10:30, calls from southbound I-65 drivers began pouring in about a vehicle traveling north in the southbound lanes between the Goose Creek Bypass and Murfreesboro Rd. Officers radioed ahead for the interstate to be closed down in hopes of avoiding a head-on crash. This dash-cam video shows Franklin Officers boxing the drunk driver in moments before his arrest.

Robert Long
Age: 31
Nashville, TN

Charged with DUI – 3rd Offense, Felony Evading, Reckless Endangerment, Driving on the Wrong Side of a Divided Highway, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, and Disorderly Conduct, 31-year-old Robert Long, of Nashville, remains jailed on the $10,000 bond set by the Magistrate.

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Woman charged after attacking ER nurse, police officers during DUI testing

Alicia Perlson
Age: 23
Nashville, TN

Officers were summoned to a bar & grill off of Meridian Boulevard, at 12:30 Friday morning, after a woman nearly hit several vehicles while trying to drive out of the parking lot. 

Arriving officers determined that the driver, 24-year-old Alicia Perlson, was impaired and arrested her. Perlson became belligerent while at the hospital for blood alcohol testing, where she kicked a nurse and a police officer in the face, before biting another officer. 

Charged with DUI, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, x2 counts of Disorderly Conduct, and x3 counts of Assault, Perlson is free on the $7,000 bond set by the Magistrate. She is due in court on November 21. 

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Two repeat DUI offenders arrested in Franklin

Zachary Marlin
Age: 29
Thompsons Station, TN

Zachary Marlin, 29, of Thompsons Station, remains jailed after his August 1 arrest for DUI – Third Offense, not having a required ignition interlock device on his vehicle, driving on a suspended driver’s license, and speeding.

At 2:53 a.m., Saturday, Marlin passed a marked Franklin PD cruiser while traveling at speeds up to 90 MPH on I-65 S near Murfreesboro Road.

The officer who stopped Marlin determined that he was impaired and arrested him. Marlin is being held on a $15,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear before a judge on August 4.

Robert Crawford
Age: 27
Franklin, TN

Shortly after 3 a.m., Monday morning, officers were dispatched to Liberty Pike near Towne Park Ln. after the vehicle driven by 27-year-old Robert Crawford crashed into a subdivision entrance wall.

Officers found Crawford standing outside his vehicle, determined that he was impaired, and arrested him.

Charged with DUI – Second Offense and Failure to Exercise Due Care, Crawford is free on the $5,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on November 10.

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Driver facing multiple charges following Friday morning DUI crash

Weston Barrett
Age: 29
Columbia, TN

Shortly after 2:00 am, Friday, officers were summoned to the 300 block of Lewisburg Pike for a single-vehicle crash.

Arriving officers found the wrecked vehicle abandoned and the driver, 29-year-old Weston Barrett, running away from the scene. Officers determined that Barrett was impaired and arrested him.

Charged with DUI, Evading Arrest, Leaving the Scene of a Crash, Failure to Report a Crash, and Violation of the Implied Consent Law, Barrett is free on the $5,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on November 11.

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Driver facing multiple charges following Tuesday night DUI crash

Zachary Horrar
Age: 18
Franklin, Tennessee

Shortly after 11:00, Tuesday, night, officers were summoned to Franklin’s Heathstone Circle after a vehicle hit several curbs before leaving the scene. An area resident who was out walking their dog moved off of the sidewalk for fear of being hit.

Arriving officers located the damaged vehicle nearby. Its airbags had been deployed and two of its rims were damaged. Officers determined that the driver, Zachary Horrar, was impaired.

Charged with DUI, Underage Consumption of Alcohol, Leaving the Scene of a Crash, Failure to Report a Crash, Drug Possession, and Violation of the Implied Consent Law, Horrar is free on the $5,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on May 14.

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Impaired driver charged with second DUI, drug possession, evading

Octavio Rosas
Age: 26
Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin Police were dispatched to a Murfreesboro Road Mapco at 8:00 Wednesday night to investigate the report of a man harassing customers.

Officers spotted the suspect as he was driving away. He evaded those officers for a short time before being taken into custody.

Octavio Rosas, 26, of Franklin, is now facing charges of Felony Evading, DUI – Second Offense, three counts of Drug Possession, Disorderly Conduct, and Driving on a Suspended License. Rosas remains jailed on a $19,000 bond. He is due in court on May 7.

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Impaired driver charged with third DUI

Angelia Wilson
Age: 53
Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin Police were dispatched to the area of Southwinds Drive at 3:45 yesterday afternoon to investigate a reckless driver.

Responding officers stopped the car, ultimately determining that the driver, Angelia Wilson, had alcohol in her vehicle and was driving impaired.

Charged with DUI – Third Offense, Wilson remains jailed on a $7,000 bond. She is due in court on May 7.

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Franklin man arrested for third DUI

John Jervis
Age: 28
Franklin, TN

A Franklin man is out on bond after being arrested for his third DUI, Thursday. At 2:07 a.m., officers stopped 28-year-old John Jervis, a convicted felon on probation, for traveling 47 in a 30 on Murfreesboro Road near downtown Franklin. Officers determined that Jervis was impaired and arrested him.

Charged with DUI – 3rd Offense, Driving on a Revoked Driver’s License, and Speeding, Jervis is free on the $8,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on March 19.

Every day, almost 30 people in the U.S. die in drunk-driving crashes.
DUI crashes claim more than 10,000 lives per year (www.nhtsa.gov).

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Armed, impaired driver arrested after crashing car while evading police

Justin Newman
Age: 23
Lebanon, TN

Justin Newman, 23, of Lebanon, was arrested early Sunday morning after crashing his vehicle into a fence. It happened at 3:15 am.

Newman fled down I-65 S at a high rate of speed after an officer attempted to pull him over. Witnesses called in a vehicle that crashed into a fence on Goose Creek Bypass a short time later. Arriving officers determined that Newman was the driver who had fled, and that he was impaired. Officers spotted a handgun wedged between his driver’s seat and center console.

Charged with DUI, Felony Evading, and Possession of a Firearm While Impaired, Newman is free on the $3,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on March 5.

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Spring Hill man charged with DUI following crash

Kevin Conklin
Age: 38
Spring Hill, TN

Officers found 38-year-old Kevin Conklin’s disabled vehicle off of Highway 96W shortly before 2 pm, Wednesday. The driver’s side front end of Conklin’s truck had been severely damaged.

Officers encountered Conklin as he was trying to change his flat tire, and determined he was impaired. It is unclear what Conklin hit with his truck.

Charged with DUI, Conklin is due in court on February 27. The Magistrate released Conklin on his own recognizance.

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