In 2014, there were 6,634 known alcohol-related traffic crashes in Tennessee; Nationally, one in three traffic fatalities are a result of an alcohol-impaired driving crash. DUI cases are on the rise and as a result, more DUI arrests are making the news in order to make more residents aware of the growing problem.
A Murfreesboro man charged, Tuesday night in Franklin, with his 2nd DUI is free on bond.
At 11:52 Tuesday night, a Franklin Police Officer on patrol noticed a vehicle on Mack Hatcher near Liberty Pike that was all over the road. The officer stopped 35-year-old Jason Grindstaff, determined that he was impaired, and arrested him, according to the Franklin Police Department.
Grindstaff was arrested and booked into the Williamson County Jail on charges of DUI - 2nd Offense, Failure to Maintain a Lane, and Violation of the Implied Consent Law. He is free on a $7,500 bond and due in court 05/14/2015 at 1pm. The arresting officer found three remaining cold beers of a six-pack on the floor in Grindstaff's vehicle.
Franklin Police Department
Sergeant Charles Warner