BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WTVF) — A DUI checkpoint has been set in honor of fallen Brentwood Officer Destin Legieza who was killed by a drunk driver in June 2020.
The Brentwood Police Division, in partnership with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Workplace shall be conducting the checkpoint on Friday, June 17. The checkpoint shall be on Franklin Highway close to the intersection with Harmony Highway in Brentwood.
Ashley Kroese, the girl convicted of killing Officer Legieza, was sentenced to eight years in jail in March of this 12 months.
“Drunk and distracted driving is preventable,” mentioned Brentwood Police Chief Richard Hickey. “We tragically misplaced a buddy, brother, son, husband, and an officer on the morning of June 18, 2020. Please make sensible decisions to drink responsibly this weekend and day by day of your life.”
In response to the Tennessee Division of Security and Homeland Safety, one in three crashes entails an impaired driver.