Franklin man jailed for 2nd DUI after shooting up heroin behind the wheel

24-year-old Darrin Schmidt was charged with his 2nd DUI and driving on a revoked license when officers found him nodding off in a vehicle and his passenger Madison Nicole Neely confirmed he had shot up heroin.

On May 8th, Mt. Juliet Police Officer Jordan Brown responded to an unresponsive driver in a vehicle located in the CoolView Commons plaza at 14795 Lebanon Road. According to affidavits, police found Darrin Schmidt quasi conscious in a vehicle.

Darrin Schmidt (WCSO)
Darrin Schmidt (WCSO)

Schmidt could not respond to questions and had marks consistent with intravenous drug use visible on his arm. Passenger Madison Neely advised the officer that Schmidt had just “shot up” heroin. Darrin Schmidt has a previous DUI in Maury County which removed his right to drive.

Darrin Schmidt was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and revoked driver’s license. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $2,500 bond.

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