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