Motorcyclist charged with DUI told officers he had drinks at his birthday party before wreck

31-year-old Devon Kirby King Taylor was charged with driving under the influence when witnesses told officers he hit a median on his motorcycle. Authorities say Taylor admitted to drinking at his birthday party before crashing his bike.

On May 31st, Lebanon Police Officer Parrish was called to the Mapco located at 240 Highway 109 for a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. According to the affidavit, Dylon Neuman and Lisa Thompson said they helped the motorcyclist move from the road to the Mapco lot. Neuman noted being hesitant to give Devon Taylor the keys because he observed traits of impairment. Thompson advised she believed Taylor had wrecked into the median.

Devon Kirby King Taylor (WCSO)
Devon Kirby King Taylor (WCSO)

Taylor had departed the scene on foot and was located at his address listed on the vehicle registration. The report stated that Taylor admitted to imbibing alcohol at his birthday party and crashing the bike. Officer Parrish noted Taylor to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and other signs of inebriation as well as injuries indicating the incident. Devon Taylor declined medical care and submitted to sobriety tests.

Devon Kirby King Taylor was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. His bond was set at $1,000.

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