40-year-old Jerrick Croston was charged with driving under the influence after he was witnessed speeding and narrowly avoided hitting a Wilson County Sheriff’s deputy on Hickory Ridge Road.
On November 15th, Wilson County Sheriff Deputy Jesse Paradis narrowly avoided being hit by a vehicle that was traveling at an excessive rate of speed on Hickory Ridge Road. Deputy Paradis turned around and followed the vehicle to the residence at 269 Bonnie Valley Drive where the vehicle pulled into the driveway. Jerrick Croston, the driver, was approached by Deputy Paradis.
According to the deputy’s report, Croston had red, watery eyes, unsteady on his feet, and had an odor of an intoxicant associated with alcoholic beverages on his breath and person. Croston showed clues of impairment on the Standardized Field Sobriety tests that Deputy Paradis offered him.
Jerrick Croston was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $1,250 bond.