DUFF, TN (WLAF) – A grey Jeep Grand Cherokee driving erratically ended with two arrests.
The vehicle was traveling on White Oak Rd in Duff last Friday when Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher West noticed the driver of the Jeep flailing his arms while driving and fidgeting inside the SUV. West turned around to follow the Jeep and noticed the vehicle allegedly failed to obey a traffic control device. He then saw the vehicle cross the double yellow line and continue to the white line on the opposite side of the road.
After this incident occurred, West stopped the Grand Cherokee and noticed the driver continued his erratic behavior, according to a report from the sheriff’s office. The driver was bouncing in his seat, while continuously putting his head of out the driver’s side window looking back at West and continuing to flail his arms. That’s when West noticed there was a passenger.
The driver, identified as Keith Anthony Partin, was asked to step out of the Jeep. While speaking with Partin, Partin continuously moved his legs, arms and body. The passenger was identified as Justin Dewayne Teague.
During a routine check for arrest warrants, it was discovered that both men had warrants for violation of probation. While placing Teague under arrest he found a clear bag containing an approximate amount of .58 grams of crystal-like substance.
Partin told West he “had shot a point of Meth about two hours ago via needle.” He was then asked to perform field sobriety test which on which he performed poorly.
Partin, 48, Jacksboro was charged with Driving Under Influence (DUI), other, driver’s license law and hold for another agency.
Teague, 34, 910 Southeast Main Street, LaFollette was charged with possession of schedule II-controlled substance and other. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/05/2021-6AM)