Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested After Crashing Through Restaurant Patio


Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – After crashing a car through a vacant outdoor dining area, a woman was placed under arrest for suspected drunk driving. Yesterday evening, around 6:20 p.m., a nearby officer heard a loud crash and went to investigate in the area of Providence 14 theater in Providence Marketplace mall. Upon arriving on the scene, the officer discovered that a Ford Focus crashed through two patio fences and a brick wall at a vacant restaurant near the theater roundabout.

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Further investigation revealed that the driver, Kim Jones, 46, of Mt. Juliet was impaired when she lost control of her car while attempting to park. Officers discovered a mostly consumed bottle of vodka inside her purse and a cup containing a similar substance in the car. Thankfully, no one was injured during the incident.

Jones was arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail, charged with Driving Under the Influence – 1st Offense.

Kim Jones, 46, of Mt. Juliet

Kim Jones, 46, of Mt. Juliet