CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – Late last Thursday night, Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Fox was notified by Caryville Police Officer Brett Russell that off duty Caryville Police Officer Jordan Tolliver was following behind a car that had struck multiple curbs and failed to maintain its lane. Fox saw the gold Buick coming down the hill at Old Vasper and witnessed the driver cross the double yellow line nearly striking another vehicle. Fox conducted a traffic stop and explained the violation to the driver and asked her to step out of the car to conduct field sobriety tests, according to a report from the sheriff’s office.
Once the driver was out of the vehicle, Fox explained the field sobriety tests. The driver, identified as Gladys Brock, was asked if she had taken anything today and she stated she had taken her prescription medications. Also asked by the deputy was what the medications were. Brock said she takes a small dose sedative and another medication before bed but denied taking them prior to driving and continually stated that she was just tired.
Brock, 82, 290 Willow Run, Clinton was charged with driving under the influence (DUI), failure to maintain lane and drivers to exercise due care. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/19/2022-6AM)