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  • John Elkins

    Jan 17, 2017 | via KFVS12 

    Weakley County Sheriff's deputies tried to serve a violation of probation warrant to John Calvin Elkins, 32, of Martin, TN but he decided to jump into his car and drive off to avoid the warrant. Officers lost Elkins during the chase on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 and on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 agencies found him in the passenger seat of a red 2002 Chevrolet Malibu on Rock Mclain Road, in Dresden.

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    Related Topix: Weakley County, TN, Martin, TN, Sharon, TN

  • Two men arrested after a high speed chase in Weakley...

    Jan 15, 2017 | via KFVS12 

    Sheriff's deputies tried to serve John Calvin Elkins, of Martin, Tennessee, a violation of probation warrant while he was in the lobby of the sheriff's department, but investigators say he decided to jump into his car and drive off to avoid it. During the chase involving officers from the Dresden Police Department and the sheriff's department, Elkins allegedly drove one deputy's car off the road on Greenfield Highway 54. Officers lost Elkins during the chase on Sunday, Jan. 15, and on Wednesday, Jan. 18, agencies found him in the passenger seat of a red 2002 Chevrolet Malibu on Rock Mclain Road in Dresden.

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    Related Topix: Martin, TN, Dresden, TN, Sharon, TN

Martin Law

Will a DUI conviction in TN prevent me from purchasing a firearm for any length of time?
I was charged with DUI 1st in TN almost 3 months ago but I have not been convicted yet. My BAC results have not come back yet and I am returning to court in a week. If I am convicted I assume I will be put on some sort of probation. If convicted and placed on probation will I be prohibited from purchasing a firearm for the duration of probation? I have a lawyer representing me, is there any chance of getting the charges reduced and avoiding probation altogether?
You should ask you lawyer about the chance of getting the charges reduced. As far as the firearm is concerned, it is my...
Can my son get a DWI charge dropped due to the fact that he wasn't even in a vehicle when they charged him?
My son was out celebrating valentines day with his wife, they had an alternation, he left and went to a bar, he was there less than 5 mins, the police pulled him out of the bar and charged him with DWI. They asked him if he drove to the bar. He said "Yes." Then they arrested him.
The state must prove he was intoxicated while he was operating the vehicle. If they can prove that, it doesn't matter...
What all do I have to pay to get my license back on a DUI and a driving on revoked
It has been 5 and a half years sense I was convicted of a DUI and driving on revoked I finished my DUI classes and flattened my probation unfortunately I had a long stay in jail to do this and I have 3200 dollar jail rent I owe will I also have to pay this in order to get the court or the judge to sign the release form for my license will. If Nashville doesn't require for my jail rent to be payed as a condition for release ,but the judge want do it anyway what can I do about it
Honestly, you have a laundry list of things you'll need to do. It's best to consult an attorney and develop a strategy....
TN drivers license suspended after refusal to take breathaliser in MS. Court date pending. Can I get replacement license from TN
My TN drivers license was taken and suspended in MS after I refused to take a breathaliser. The court date is pending. Can I apply for a replacement license in TN while waiting for the hearing
Tennessee and Mississippi are part of an interstate compact on driving privileges. When a TN driver is suspended in...
If your PO violates you for failing a drug test W/o catching any new charges can a lawyer get that warrant lifted ?
I failed a drug test was never offered to go to a drug program whatsoever and my po violates me.. I haven't caught any new charges and i honesty dont feel like i deserve to go to jail maybe a program but jail is taking it to far i have came a long way
There is not enough information here for me to know whether you had an opportunity to go to a "program." At this point...
Can I be found guilty of DUI if I was sitting sideways facing out driver side window with no keys in ignition?
Officer was dispatched to a residential location, I was sitting sideways in driver seat, there were keys in the vehicle but not the keys to that vehicle. Car was towed at owners request due to the fact of not having keys to have it driven (I have tow receipt)I was arrested for dui for saying that I had been drinking. Arrest report says complete different summary of events that night. I sat in jail 45 days before I was given an arraignment. I have an appointed lawyer but feel like this case should have been thrown out long before it got bound over.
The state needs to prove operation. If they are still pursuing the case, then they have reason to believe they can...
I was told i could not drive for 365 days but they didn't suspend my licenses and it's still valid. How does this work.
I had some legal troubles when i was 15, now 17 i finally went to court. Part of my plea deal was not to drive for 365 days, but they made a mistake not knowing i now am a valid licensed driver, and the judge says he was not suspending it. How would this work in regards to the state of Georgia knowing i have that ruling if i was to drive. Im just confused on it still being valid, and if my points will me reported to the DMV and if that could suspend it?
It's not about the state knowing.. It's about the judge ordering you not to drive. IF you get caught, you'll be in...