Man to face DUI #6 in Rutherford County this week

Man to face DUI #6 in Rutherford County this week | DUI 6, DUI Number 6, Murfreesboro DUI, DUI, Murfreesboro news, Michael Murphy, Murphy, Murfreesboro arrest

DUI Number SIX is one of several charges a resident will face in court this week. 44-Year old Michael Murphy was arrested last year in Rutherford County and charged with his sixth DUI, vehicular assault and reckless endangerment with a motor vehicle. Murphy is set to file a plea in court this week before Judge David Bragg. He will be represented by a public defender on Wednesday.

In Tennessee, the fourth DUI and any DUI after the fourth is considered a class E felony. A class E felony requires the convicted offender to serve a minimum of 150-consecutive days in jail. There is also a mandatory fine of $3,000 to $15,000. The culprits vehicle can also be seized and the offenders drivers license can be revoked for 5-years. In fact, the offender can have his or her vehicle seized after only the second charge of DUI. 


Criminal Court Docket for Judge Bragg
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

DUI Offense and Required Punishment Schedule


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