33-year-old Cody Baggett was charged with tampering with evidence after a DUI arrest escalated upon his refusal to give up a blood sample for testing. He had already been arrested and charged for driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license, use of off-road vehicle on highway, and violation of implied consent.
On March 7th, Cody Baggett was taken into custody for DUI. After he was read Tenessee’s Implied Consent Law, Cody refused to give a blood or breath sample for testing. A search warrant was secured for a sample of Cody’s blood.
Cody still refused to comply and the EMS supervisor refused to draw Cody’s blood. Cody was then charged with tampering with evidence because he would not consent to have a blood sample taken.
Cody Baggett was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license, use of off-road vehicle on highway, violation of implied consent, and tampering with evidence. His total bond was set at $55,000.