STATE OF TENNESSEE v. OLIVIA KATHLEEN EPPS - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Apr 2, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Mark Christopher Scruggs, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Olivia Kathleen Epps.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Clark Bryan Thornton, Assistant Attorney General; William C. Whitesell, Jr., District Attorney General; and Nathan S. Nichols, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): TIPTON

The Defendant, Olivia Kathleen Epps, pleaded guilty to first offense driving under the influence, a Class A misdemeanor. See T.C.A. § 55-1-401 (2010). She was sentenced as a Range I, standard offender to eleven months and twenty-nine days, all suspended but fortyeight hours. The Defendant’s plea agreement reserved a certified question of law regarding the legality of the traffic stop that led to her arrest. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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