A Bell Buckle man will face his 4th DUI in a Rutherford County courtroom on Tuesday. Robert Fathera will appear before the Honorable Judge Bragg to face the charge. Fathera will be represented by a public defender on Tuesday in court where he will also face a single charge of driving on a revoked license. Fathera was arrested this past August and has remained behind bars ever since.
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.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Rutherford County Court Docket for 4/29/13