Police officer in Tennessee facing domestic assault charges

A domestic assault charge was recently filed against a Brownsville police officer following an investigation leading to his arrest, a report of WBBJ 7 reported on September 14.

Reports said 29-year-old police officer Adrian Perkins was booked on September 13 at Haywood County Jail on allegations of domestic violence. Documents revealed that Perkins punched his girlfriend in the face. The woman, whose name was withheld, sustained an injury after the abuse. Authorities apprehended Perkins after notifying the District Attorney to conduct an investigation. As of reporting, Perkins was released from custody after posting bond worth $2,500 and was placed on administrative leave with pay. He is expected to appear in court on October 25.

If you have been charged with domestic assault, enlisting a skilled defense attorney is critical if you want the best possible legal defense. Speak with an attorney at Horst Law in Nashville today by calling .

DUI among charges filed against arrested driver in Tennessee

Numerous charges, including driving while under the influence (DUI), were filed against a man whom authorities apprehended in a recent car chase in La Vergne, Tennessee, an article of News Channel 5 reported on August 21.

According to reports, Carlos Isaula, 20, is facing several counts of felony charges related to drugs, evading arrest, and theft for seizing more than $10,000. Authorities reportedly pursued Isaula after suspecting that a burglary took place on Easy Street. Isaula then engaged authorities in a car chase for several minutes until he crashed the vehicle he was driving on Cane Ridge Road. A K9 personnel assisted authorities in pursuing Isaula. Arresting officers recovered illegal drugs and an open container of alcohol inside Isaula’s vehicle. Furthermore, authorities believe the vehicle was stolen in Williamson County.

If you were arrested due to driving under the influence, working with a criminal defense attorney is an important way to help you deal with aggressive law enforcement officials. Speak with a Nashville attorney at Horst Law today by calling to learn more about your options.

Driver facing several charges after Chattanooga accident

Several charges were recently filed against a man in Chattanooga after he was involved in a two-vehicle accident that resulted in the injuries of three people, an August 14 article of wdef.com reported.

According to reports, the Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested 22-year-old Elder Lopez after he was involved in a car accident in the 2200 block of Hickory Valley Road. A complaint revealed that a vehicle containing three people was struck by Lopez’s vehicle after he failed to stop at a stop sign. Reports also revealed that Lopez went on to drive with excessive speed in the wrong lane of traffic. Authorities determined Lopez was under the influence during his apprehension. A $20,000 bail was imposed upon Lopez, who is currently facing charges of DUI, reckless endangerment, and leaving a crash scene.

Facing a DUI or any related charge can be frightening, especially if it is your first offense. However, if you are charged with such a crime, working with an attorney is a critical step in making sure that your rights as a person are protected. Get in touch with a lawyer at Horst Law in Nashville today by calling .

Man facing charges after fatal Nashville car accident

A vehicle driver is facing a vehicular homicide charge in Nashville after he caused an accident that resulted in one fatality, an article of The Tennessean reported on August 1.

According to reports, 28-year-old Michael Harris was charged after the vehicle he was driving struck a house in the 1100 block of General George Patton Road. Homeowner Bobbie Ann Lafollette, 71, was sleeping inside the house at the time she was killed. Initial investigations revealed that Harris’ vehicle veered off the road, hit a utility pole, then crashed into the living room where Lafollette was sleeping. Reports later revealed that Harris and his passenger were apprehended moments after the crash. Harris was under the influence of intoxicants and attempted to leave the crash scene before police caught him. Six felony charges were filed against Harris, who had previous DUI charges.

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Tennessee high school teacher accused of statutory rape

A high school biology teacher in Tennessee is facing statutory rape charges due to allegations that she engaged in sexual activity with five of her students, an article of The Tennessean reported on July 28.

According to reports, 24-year-old Marquita Alston sexually assaulted five of her 17-year-old students at Pearl Cohn High School. Statutory rape charges were filed against the teacher, who has since resigned from her position. Tennessee law enforcers who are collecting evidence against Alston believe that some of the sexual acts took place on the grounds of the high school campus. Alston is now free and at large after posting a bond worth $1,000.

Facing a sex-related charge or any other similar criminal offense can be frightening, especially if you are placed under investigation by law enforcement agents. If you are charged with a crime, a criminal defense attorney should tirelessly work to defend you. Find out how a Tennessee attorney at Horst Law can help you by calling .