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3 suspected DUI arrests over Memorial Day Weekend in Mt. Juliet

Over the course of the extended Memorial Day weekend, local law enforcement apprehended 3 drivers suspected of Driving Under the Influence in Mt. Juliet.

Local officers in Mt. Juliet made three arrests, over Memorial Day weekend, that were suspected of driving under the influence.

Bradley Minton, of Castalian Springs, was arrested on Friday night of May 27, after 11 p.m.

Local law enforcement received a call concerning a possible drunk driver on Lebanon Road.

Officers responded to the call finding Minton outside of his vehicle observing the vehicles damages of a broken windshield, missing wheel, and flat tire.

After officers assessed the scene and the drivers imparity, Minton was transported and booked into the Wilson County Jail in Lebanon.

Charges on Minton included Driving Under the Influence, Implied Consent, & Resisting Arrest.

Matthew Bennett, of Mt. Juliet, was arrested early Saturday morning, May 28, after 3 a.m.

Mt. Juliet police pulled over the vehicle Bennett was driving due to a light law violation.

According to the patrol officer, Bennett seemed to be impaired. The officer also detected the scent of alcohol coming from the vehicle leading to other suspicions.

After further investigation, the officer apprehended Bennett and was taken to the Wilson County Jail and booked.

Bennett was charged with Driving Under the Influence.

Christopher Washington, of Nashville, was arrested after further investigating a wreck the 31-year-old was involved in on I-40 early Memorial Day morning, Monday, May 30.

Evidence led to believe that Washington was driving under the influence after surveying the scene of the accident and weighing the persons’ statements involved in the wreck.

Washington’s vehicle was found, facing the wrong way, in the left lane of the interstate while the acclaimed victim of the accident was on the other side of Interstate-40 found in the tree-line.

Police arrested Washington and booked the driver into the Wilson County Jail.

Washington was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Driving, & Driving on a Revoked License.

Over the course of the holiday weekend, police officers conducted 270 traffic stops.

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