Cannon County woman charged with DUI #3


A Cannon County Woman was arrested for a 3rd offense of Driving while under the influence after Deputies found her passed out near a guard rail. Early Monday morning Deputy Lee Colweel was dispatched to Jim Cummings Hwy in reference to a reckless driver.

Dispatch advised that the vehicle had almost hit numerous vehicles and made contact with a guard rail on the right side of the road. When Deputy Colwell got to the scene, he found the driver slumped over and unresponsive. There was a passenger in the car who told the Deputy what the driver's name was.

After approximately five minutes the driver who was identified a Christal Crouch. woke up and began to respond. She had a strong odor of alcohol upon her person, according to authorities. After failing a field sobriety test, she was arrested.

Information revealed that her license was suspended for DUI with two prior convictions. In addition to being arrested for "DUI 3rd offense," Croch was also charged with Driving on Revoked 4th offense and violation of implied consent law.

Bond was set at a total of $10,000. Her vehicle was also seized.