Local resident to face 5th DUI Charge

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A local man will face his 5th DUI charge in court on Monday, June 12, 2017.

John William Bates, who was charged last year with his 5th DUI by a Tennessee State Trooper, will appear before Circuit Court Judge David Bragg on the 12th for his hearing.

Bates, who last lived in the LaVergne area, will also face a charge for reckless driving and driving on a suspended license.

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The DUI suspect remains behind bars at this time.

What happens after the 4th DUI?

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In Tennessee, the fourth DUI and any DUI after the fourth is considered a class E felony. 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. In fact, the offender can have his or her vehicle seized after only the second charge of DUI.

Source:

Circuit Course Docket for 6/12/17

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