Cop Gets Drunk and Drives With Unrestrained Child in Front Seat, Crashes Into Vehicle

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TIPTON COUNTY — A community is shocked after learning that a Sheriff Deputy was driving drunk with a small child in his front seat and crashing the vehicle.

At around 11:30 PM, a crash occurred involving two vehicles on Highway 51 near Joe Joyner Road.

One of those vehicles, was a Tipton County Sheriff’s car.

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The driver inside was Deputy Nathan Williamson.

It turns out that Deputy Williamson had been drinking and was impaired at the time of the crash.

He had placed his six-yr-old son in the front seat.

The child was not properly restrained, according to reports.

Deputy Williamson was given a test to measure his intoxication level and was found to be impaired.

Deputy Williamson has been charged with a DUI, as well as child endangerment, violation of child restraint law, and failure to excercise due care and possession of a firearm while intoxicated.

Fortunately, the child survived the crash.

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Deputy Williamson served six hours in jail and was then set free on $2,000 bail.

The department has fired him for violations of departmental protocol.

Watch the video below to see examples of multiple officers driving drunk, killing people, and not being punished:

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  • Cromwell

    “The department has fired him for violations of departmental protocol”.
    We should have them bronzed. I wonder if an arbitrator will get him his job back?

  • justice4rall

    Cops only make bad decision when they are off duty.

    • Morgan O’Brien-Bledsoe

      I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a cop make a good decision.

  • Morgan O’Brien-Bledsoe

    “The child was not properly restrained, according to reports.”

    The child not being in a child safety seat is 100% illegal. The child is under 9 and in Tennessee anyone under 9 is required to be in a car seat or a booster seat. Why is he not in jail and why has his son not been taken from him for endangerment? When did police officers stop being American Citizens?

    • Name Private

      it is a felony in NY, it is called Leandra’s Law, and for any kid under the age of 16, you will be charged with this crime

  • martymarsh

    The unions are corrupt as the day is long, until there are civilian boards that just let a prosecutor know what they find and it is made public, none of this will ever change. Also you shouldn’t be able to serve on this board more than once a year. Until we get rid of the corruption these things will continue. The police do not want to follow the rules, they want to be exempt from them.