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Logan Blakeley was found around 3am this morning at a stop light in Clarksville. According to police Blakeley was stopped at a green light and not moving. When Officer Szczerbiak approached the car he found Blakeley passed out in the driver’s seat with the car still running. Reports indicate once Blakeley was awake Officer Szczerbiak smelled alcohol on his breath. Blakeley then failed a standard field sobriety test and was taken to jail.
Officer Szczerbiak found an orange case containing a metal pipe, marijuana, rolling papers, and a vacuum sealed freezer bag. A Special Operations Unit was called into further investigate. Upon opening the vacuum sealed bag investigators found $30,000 in cash.
Clarksville Police were able to determine Blakeley the money came from a recent drug sale. That money has since been seized. Blakeley has been charged with DUI, Simple Possession, and Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia.
Friday, November 23 2012, 03:23 PM CST
State officials to hold seat belt campaign event
May 24, 2013 08:11 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) -- The Governor's Highway Safety Office plans to announce its "Click It or Ticket" campaign on Friday.
The event is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse in Springfield.
Nationally, statistics show seat belt use increased significantly in 2012 as compared to 2011 among drivers, right-front passengers and backseat occupants.
However, officials say more than 400 of Tennessee's crash fatalities last year involved unrestrained drivers or passengers.
The Governor's Highway Safety Office urges all motorists to buckle up.
Asia stocks extend losses after big sell-off
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