Man blows double the legal limit after wrecking vehicle; receives first DUI

39-year-old Joshua Graves was charged with driving under the influence after officers found an open container, and he blew over twice the legal limit in a breath sample test.

On October 3rd, Clarksville Police Department Officer Hyatt responded to a minor crash at the corner of Peachers Mill and 101st Airborne Division Parkway, where she made contact with Joshua Graves.

Joshua Graves (MCSO)
Joshua Graves (MCSO)

Officer Hyatt noted the odor of alcohol on Graves, and observed him to be unsteady on his feet and slur his speech. An open container was also later located between the driver’s seat and center console. He then consented to field sobriety tests, in which he performed poorly, and was read the implied consent law. Graves agreed to give a breath sample, and was transported to Montgomery County Jail, where his test results showed a a blood alcohol level of .162.

Joshua Graves was arrested and charged with his first driving under the influence. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $2,500 bond.

Nick Pasquinelly

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