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Please find, below, selected case laws decided by Supreme Court of Tennessee or Court of Appeals of Tennessee where the terms dui, dwi, drunk driving, or driving under the influence has been mentioned. These cases are not necessarily criminal cases and may include cases where the facts or court decision merely mentions drunk driving related legal terms. You are not to rely on these cases as legal advice nor should you rely on them for accuracy. Please see Terms of Service.

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State v. Johnson - 12/15/2005
On January 12, 2005, the defendant entered pleas of guilty as a Range II, multiple offender to the following offenses: Offense Sentence Forgery (4 counts) 4 years each count Identity Theft (4 counts)...

State v. Gastineau - 12/14/2005
I. Factual Background The record reflects that on September 28, 2003, the appellant was driving a black Honda Prelude that almost broadsided an unmarked police car being driven by Sergeant Smallwood. Sergeant Smallwood began...

State v. Powell - 12/13/2005
On the evening of April 23, 2003, twelve members of the Vilonia United Methodist Church left Vilonia, Arkansas to attend the Icthus Christian Music Festival in Kentucky. The group, which was traveling in two separate vehicles, a GMC...

State v. Collins - 12/12/2005
I. Facts This case arises from the Defendant's conviction for DUI and DUI per se. At the Defendant's trial, the following evidence was presented: Phillip Martin testified that he was driving on Dickerson Road in Nashville...

State - 12/12/2005
In this action, the Juvenile Court terminated the parental rights of D.M.E. and R.W.E. to their three minor children, R.W.E. Jr., A.E.E. and D.D.E., and both parents have appealed. The Department of Children's Services...

State v. Whitman - 12/5/2005
FACTS The following evidence was presented at the suppression hearing and subsequent bench trial. Officer Coleman Womack of the Metropolitan Police Department testified that on March 19, 2003, at approximately 2:24 a.m., while...

State v. Conner - 12/5/2005
FACTS On June 1, 2004, the defendant was indicted by the Madison County Grand Jury for driving while under the influence of a drug and/or intoxicant, driving while having an alcohol concentration of .08% or greater, reckless...

In re Estate of Bean - 12/1/2005
I. Toy M. Bean was born in 1920 in rural Williamson County. Despite his lack of formal education, he became a successful businessman and farmer. He fought in World War II and rose to the rank of sergeant. Following his military...

State v. Garrett - 12/1/2005
The conviction results from a charge that, in the early-morning hours of February 24, 1992, the defendant started a fire in the Davidson County home in which he and the 24-year-old victim, Lori Lance, were residing. After the...

State v. Laney - 11/30/2005
In a bench trial, a veteran Metro Nashville police officer testified that on February 26, 2003, at approximately 3:15 a.m., he saw a white Corvette occupied by two people, parked and blocking the entrance to the Best Western Hotel on...

State v. Cothran - 11/29/2005
FACTS The convictions at issue in this case stem from a horrific motor vehicle accident that occurred the night of July 19, 2002. The Defendant lost control of his truck while driving on Interstate Forty (I-40) in rural Hickman...

State v. Milliken - 11/23/2005
This case is submitted to us upon a stipulation of facts as to what transpired prior to the Defendant's arrest. We here repeat the salient portions of that document: On or about July 16, 2003, Defendant was operating his motor...

State v. Richardson - 11/10/2005
In March of 2004, the appellant, a Shelby County special education teacher, was indicted by the Shelby County Grand Jury on one count of assault and one count of child abuse arising from an incident between the appellant and a...

State v. Whittington - 11/10/2005
On September 28, 2004, the defendant entered a plea of guilty to driving under the influence, third offense. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 55- 10-401, -403 (2003). Pursuant to a plea agreement, the defendant received an agreed sentence of...

State v. Starkey - 11/10/2005
FACTS On September 21, 2001, the intoxicated defendant rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped at a red light at a Knoxville intersection. The defendant got out of her vehicle, approached the other driver, told him six to eight...

State v. Mason - 11/10/2005
Because Defendant does not challenge the sufficiency of the convicting evidence, we will only briefly outline the evidence supporting her conviction. Officer Richard Foley with the Metro Nashville Police Department was on routine...

State v. Bell - 11/8/2005
BACKGROUND The following evidence was presented at the suppression hearing. On October 11, 2003, Officer Tommy Massey of the Murfreesboro Police Department noticed the defendant driving on the wrong side of an unlined street....

State v. Hawkins - 11/4/2005
I. FACTS State's Proof On June 26, 2002, the appellant was indicted for the first degree premeditated murder of Roy Vitattoe. At trial, William Vittatoe, the victim's father, testified that his son was thirty-nine years...

State v. Duckett - 10/26/2005
I. Factual Background Deputy Richard Tinch of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department testified that on February 28, 2003, he was on patrol and pulled into the Lantana Market in order to buy a soft drink. As he pulled into...

Eidson v. Moore - 10/25/2005
Gregory Eidson ("Mr. Eidson" or "Appellant") has filed a pro se appeal to this Court asking us to address numerous issues related to the dismissal of his complaint against Judge Lee Moore, Jr. ("Judge Moore" or "Appellee") of the...

State v. Holley - 10/25/2005
On May 22, 2000, the defendant entered pleas of guilty to four charges of possession of more than .5 grams of cocaine with intent to resell. Pursuant to a plea agreement with the state, the trial court imposed concurrent sentences of...

Bartlett v. State - 10/19/2005
On March 22, 1989, the petitioner entered a plea of guilty to one count of aggravated assault in case number 009-89 in the Lincoln County Circuit Court. The trial court imposed a two-year sentence to be served in the local jail. The...

Millican v. State - 10/19/2005
Procedural Background In April of 2000, a Davidson County jury found the Appellant guilty of vehicular homicide and driving on a revoked license. During the second phase of a bifurcated trial, the jury enhanced the Appellant's...

State v. Jackson - 10/14/2005
I. Background Deputy Jason Taylor with the Greene County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the Davy Crockett Truck Stop on December 20, 2002 to investigate an accident. A tractor-trailer had been backed into another...

State v. Estes - 10/13/2005
Factual Background On September 22, 2002, at around 2:00 A.M., paramedics and state troopers were called to the scene of a one car collision on Highway 87, also known as Fulton Road, in Haywood County. Paramedics discovered the...

State v. Gibson - 10/7/2005
BACKGROUND At the time of the defendant's request for pretrial diversion, there were two indictments pending against him for sexual battery. The first charge, sexual battery by an authority figure, a non-divertable offense,...

State v. Wright - 10/7/2005
I. Facts This case arises from the Defendant's conviction for DUI. The Maury County Grand Jury indicted the Defendant for DUI, fifth offense, and for violating the implied consent law. At the Defendant's bench trial, the...

State v. Varnell - 10/6/2005
I. Facts This case arises from the Defendant's conviction for DUI, fourth offense. At the Defendant's trial, the following evidence was presented: Nicholas Allen, an officer with the Chattanooga Police Department, testified...

State v. Simonton - 10/3/2005
In January 2002, Defendant was returning to his home in Covington from Tunica, Mississippi, when he drove his motor vehicle off the road and hit a tree in Memphis. Mary Simonton, Defendant's mother, was a passenger in the vehicle,...

Parker v. State - 10/3/2005
We glean a summary of the facts underlying the petitioner's conviction of attempt to possess cocaine with intent to deliver from this court's opinion in the petitioner's direct appeal. The [petitioner] was employed by the City...

Puckett v. Roberson - 6/30/2005
In September 2002, Keith Roberson and his wife Rebecca D. Roberson (the "Robersons," "Defendants," or "Appellees") lived in a rural part of Obion County, Tennessee a few miles west of Union City. The Robersons have two daughters,...

State v. Collins - 6/29/2005
Background This case comes to us on a pre-trial interlocutory appeal. The facts contained in the limited record are as follows. On September 28, 2000, defendant Patrick Collins ("Collins") was stopped for speeding in...

State v. Wakefield - 6/22/2005
I. Facts On April 8, 2003, the Maury County Grand Jury indicted the Defendant for DUI and violation of the implied consent law. On December 29, 2003, at the Defendant's jury trial, the following evidence was presented: Officer...

State v. Williams - 6/22/2005
On January 25, 2003, Deputy Brian Baker of the Humphreys County Sheriff's Department was in the department's central communications office when a telephone call came in to dispatch about 11:00 p.m. Charles Richen reported to the...

State v. Blake - 6/21/2005
Roadway Express Company has a terminal located in Memphis near the intersection of Neely Road and Winchester/Mitchell Road. Ingress and egress to the terminal are controlled, and all traffic must clear a security booth with a draw...

State v. Marshall - 6/17/2005
On December 18, 2003, the defendant pled guilty to one count of possession of more than .5 grams of cocaine with intent to sell and one count of possession of marijuana. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-17- 417(a)(4), -418(a). Pursuant to a...

State v. Pewitt - 6/14/2005
I. Facts The Defendant pled guilty to one count of theft over $1000.00, a Class D felony, in case number II-CR03168, and, in case number II-11612, to one count of burglary, a Class D felony, and one count of theft over $500.00,...

State v. McClain - 6/13/2005
I. Factual Background The record reveals that at approximately 11:00 p.m. on March 21, 2003, Edwin N. Graybeal, III, a deputy sheriff with the Washington County Sheriff's office, was dispatched to the scene of a single car...

In re D. B. - 6/13/2005
On the day the child in this case was born, June 2, 2001, her mother Ramona Bokan ("Mother") lived in a mobile home with no running water, no septic system, and no air conditioning. The mobile home had electrical wires hanging from...

State v. Crudup - 6/9/2005
I. Background The charges against Defendant arose out of a series of unauthorized purchases Defendant made with a credit card issued to him by the City of Lebanon while he was employed as the purchasing agent for the city....

State v. Fitzgerald - 6/8/2005
Facts and Procedural History On October 29, 2002, the appellant pled guilty to the sale or delivery of cocaine in an amount of less than .5 grams, a class C felony. The trial court ordered the appellant to pay a $2000 fine and...

Eidson v. State - 6/8/2005
I. Facts The Petitioner pled guilty to fourth offense DUI (Count 2) committed on January 6, 2001, and to four counts of violating the Habitual Traffic Offender ("HTO") law, committed on: January 6, 2001 (Count 1); February 12,...

State v. Drake - 6/6/2005
A tragic two-car automobile accident gives rise to this appeal. The head-on collision occurred shortly after 1:30 a.m. on August 17, 2000, in Knox County. The accident scene was on Pleasant Ridge Road, near the intersection of...

State v. Marshall - 6/3/2005
FACTS From the sparse record on appeal, it appears that the appellant, suspected of driving under the influence, was stopped by Gallatin Police Officer Eben Bates on July 9, 2004. Although the appellant apparently was not...

State Dep't of Children's Services v. Hardin - 5/26/2005
Amanda Hardin ("Hardin") is the mother of T.H. (d.o.b. 5/28/02). Six days after T.H.'s birth, on June 3, 2002, the Department of Children's Services ("DCS," or "Appellee") filed a "Petition for Temporary Custody" of T.H. The Petition...

State v. Davis - 5/25/2005
I. Factual Background On April 20, 2004, the appellant pled guilty in the Cocke County Circuit Court to aggravated burglary, a Class C felony, and theft of property over $1,000, a Class D felony. At the guilty plea hearing, the...

State v. Vanblaricum - 5/25/2005
This case relates to the defendant's arrest on a DUI charge after being stopped by a police officer because his car's taillights were not working. Cowan City Police Officer Matthew Baker testified that he observed the defendant...

State v. Stovall - 5/24/2005
Facts and Procedural History The defendant, Gloria M. Patton Stovall, pled guilty to one count of DUI first offense (Case # 15340) and one count of attempt to introduce contraband into a penal institution (Case # 15658). For...

State v. Tipton - 5/24/2005
Facts and Procedural History The defendant, Russell L. Tipton, was charged with reckless operation of a motor vessel and failure to observe the motor vessel light law. Pursuant to Tennessee Rule of Appellate Procedure 9, he was...

State v. Stubblefield - 5/20/2005
Facts and Procedural History The charges against the defendant arose as part of the 21st Judicial District Drug Task Force's undercover narcotic operations. On two different occasions, the defendant was involved in the sale of...

State v. Boyd - 5/17/2005
Tenn. Code Ann. § 55-10-406(3) is referred to as the implied consent law because all persons who are granted the privilege of operating a motor vehicle are deemed to have consented to take a test for the purpose of determining the...

State v. Copeland - 5/11/2005
This case relates to the defendant's arrest for driving under the influence of an intoxicant after he hit a couple of trees with his vehicle. Monterey Police Lieutenant Richard Lynch testified that he was dispatched to the scene of...

State v. Perez - 5/11/2005
The defendant, Luis Perez, was indicted in a two-count indictment, charging the defendant, in the first count, with unlawful possession of over 4536 grams of marijuana with the intent to sell and, in the second count, with the intent...

State v. Mitchell - 5/10/2005
I. Facts This case arises from the Defendant's guilty pleas in two separate cases. The Defendant pled guilty to burglary of an automobile and theft of property over $500.00, in case number 5504, and he pled guilty to possession...

Hartsell v. State - 5/6/2005
The petitioner was convicted in May 2003 pursuant to guilty pleas for violation of the implied consent law, three counts of felony driving under the influence of an intoxicant, two counts of failure to appear, possession of drug...

State v. Bradley - 5/5/2005
Factual Background The Appellant, Clarence Keeley, d/b/a A-Bail Bond Company, is a professional bondsman who is authorized to act as surety on bail bonds in the Twenty-Fifth Judicial District. This case stems from the May 6,...

State v. Wilson - 5/4/2005
I. Facts The Defendant, William Henry Wilson, pled guilty to one count of delivery of less than .5 grams of a schedule II controlled substance, cocaine, a Class C felony, in case number C-14607, and to one count of delivery of...

Webb v. State - 5/3/2005
The petitioner was initially indicted on October 16, 1997, for two counts of rape, a Class B felony. Several trial dates were set in the years following and continuances were granted for reasons not relevant to this appeal until the...

Haire v. State - 5/3/2005
The petitioner stands convicted of second degree murder and facilitation of attempted second degree murder, see Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-210, 39-11-403(a) (2003), and is presently serving an effective twenty-five-year sentence for...

State v. Adams - 5/2/2005
At approximately 5:00 a.m. on October 16, 2003, Deputy Steve Todd of the Weakley County Sherriff's Department responded to a 911 call involving an automobile accident. When he arrived at the scene, Deputy Todd saw the defendant's...

State v. Anderson - 4/29/2005
Factual Background On September 28, 2002, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Officer Jackie Attkisson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol was working stationary radar on I-65 South in Williamson County at mile marker 73.3 when he clocked...

State v. Brooks - 4/28/2005
On January 7, 1998, the Appellant pled guilty to robbery and misdemeanor possession of cocaine. He received concurrent sentences of six years for the robbery conviction, which was ordered suspended, and eleven months and twenty-nine...

State v. Lee - 4/26/2005
FACTS The DUI conviction at issue stems from a traffic stop conducted by the Cookeville Police during the early morning hours of October 13, 2002. The Defendant, Brooks Jonathan Lee, was pulled over for erratic driving. After...

State v. Malone - 4/25/2005
I. Facts & Procedural History On November 24, 1997, the defendant, Daniel Shane Malone, was indicted for three counts of statutory rape and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Thereafter, the trial...

State v. Pinchak - 4/25/2005
Facts and Procedural History The facts presented at the plea hearing established that the defendant was operating a motor vehicle on Lake Resort Drive in Hamilton County on November 3, 2001. The defendant's vehicle struck a...

State v. Mosley - 4/19/2005
Facts and Procedural History On March 3, 2003, the Henry County Grand Jury returned a three- count indictment charging the defendant, Robert Leonard Mosley, with attempted first degree murder (a Class A felony), aggravated...

State v. Holden - 4/19/2005
Facts and Procedural History The defendant, Theodore F. Holden, was indicted for one count of burglary of a motor vehicle and two counts of theft of property. Following the State's dismissal of the theft charges, a jury found...

State v. Austin - 4/14/2005
The defendant, James Austin, was indicted along with co-defendants, Carlos Summers and Parnell Austin, for the first degree murder of Dedrick Jennings. The defendant was tried separately and convicted by a jury of second degree...

State v. Hall - 4/13/2005
I. Facts and Procedural Background The following proof was presented at the defendant's trial. Officer James Forrest of the Henry County Sheriff's Department testified that at roughly 8:18 p.m., on August 14, 2003, while on...

State v. Jackson - 4/12/2005
I. Facts In October of 2001, a Davidson County Grand Jury indicted the Defendant for possession with the intent to sell twenty-six (26) grams or more of a substance containing cocaine in a Drug-Free School Zone and possession...

State v. Ball - 4/6/2005
On December 17, 2002, sometime after 1:00 a.m., Officer Travis Eggers was on routine patrol in Greeneville. He was assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division of the Tennessee Department of Safety and was certified to...

State v. Williams - 4/5/2005
On July 12, 2002, Chattanooga Police Officer Christopher Sims, while on routine patrol, observed a 1978 Oldsmobile stopped on East 18th Street in Chattanooga, blocking a lane of travel on a two-lane residential street. The engine was...

State - 4/4/2005
In this parental termination case, the father, JCG appeals the termination of his parental rights to BJG. The biological parents married after BJG was born. The mother left the marriage, but returned to the marriage after...

State v. Davis - 4/1/2005
PROCEDURAL HISTORY The defendant was indicted on September 11, 1991, by the Knox County Grand Jury for DUI and reckless driving, offenses alleged to have occurred in February 1991. She waived her right to a jury trial and pled...

State v. Bryant - 4/1/2005
On April 14, 2004, the defendant submitted an open guilty plea to three counts of vehicular homicide based on intoxication, one count of vehicular assault, and two counts of driving while intoxicated. Following a sentencing hearing,...

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