Man Charged with 7th DUI

Aug 14, 2012 at 06:18 am by bryan

A Rutherford County resident has been indicted by a Grand Jury and charged for the 7th time with DUI. Ricky E. McCullough was also charged with violation of the implied consent law, leaving the scene of an accident and driving a motor vehicle as a habitual offender.

In Tennessee, the fourth DUI and any DUI after the fourth is considered a class E felony. In this case, McCullough is facing his 7th DUI. A class E felony requires the convicted offender to serve a minimum of 150-consecutive days in jail. There is also a mandatory fine of $3,000 to $15,000. The culprits vehicle can also be seized and the offenders drivers license can be revoked for 5-years.

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