47-year-old Darrell Alexander was charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license when he was pulled over for running a stop sign and when police asked him if he was intoxicated, he said “long distance, yes, but not to cross the road.”
On July 9th, Officer Bryan’s routine patrol on North Cumberland Street leads him to observe a vehicle run a stop sign on the corner of Webster Lane and North Cumberland Street. Officer Bryan conducted a traffic stop and identified the defendant, Darrell Alexander, to be the driver of the vehicle.
In the officer’s report, he described Alexander to smell of alcohol as well as him to have red watery eyes, slurred speech, and to be unsteady on his feet. Inside the vehicle were open containers that were visible and Officer Bryan asked him if he was too intoxicated to drive. Alexander responded, “long distance, yes, but not to cross the road” and told the officer that he consumed two 25 ounce beers. A computer check showed that he was previously charged with a DUI in Rutherford County in 2015 and driving on a revoked license in Rutherford County in 2016.
Darrell Alexander was arrested and charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license. His bond was set at $2,000.