MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A person is behind bars after he drove right into a police cruiser whereas allegedly inebriated.
George Nettles, 69, was arrested and charged with driving beneath the affect (DUI), improper backing and two counts of reckless driving, in keeping with court docket information.
The Memphis Police Division (MPD) was driving eastbound of Gayoso Anenvue close to Hernando Road on April 16 in a marked cruiser when a white Chevy Impala was in entrance of an officer.
Nettles, who was driving the Impala, stopped within the roadway and reversed into the cruiser, an affidavit stated.
The suspect bought out of the automobile after hitting the cruiser.
The officer seen Nettles stumble as he walked to the again of his automobile after the accident, the affidavit stated.
The officer additionally seen Nettles had dirty his pants and his speech was slurred whereas he talked, in keeping with the affidavit. Nettles additionally had hassle along with his steadiness whereas standing nonetheless.
In accordance with the affidavit, Nettles overtly stated, “I had a couple of drinks, however I’m not f***** up.”
Nettles was arrested and brought in for a sobriety check, the affidavit stated. He was unable to stroll with one foot in entrance of the opposite, nor might he stay balanced through the one-leg stand, officers stated.
Police bought a court docket order for a blood check which Nettles refused and detectives needed to forcefully sit him down and restrain him, the affidavit stated.
In accordance with police, Nettles has had different DUI arrests and nobody was damage within the accident.
Nettles is due in court docket on April 18.
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