An Edmonson County Jury found Jackie L. Temples, 59, of Rocky Hill, guilty of DUI in the courtroom of the Hon. Judge Renona Browning on Wednesday, April 15th. Temples was accused of driving his vehicle while under the influence from the Wingfield area to his Rocky Hill home on September 15, 2014.
Deputy Stoney Phillips with the Sheriff's Office stopped Mr. Temples and after performing field sobriety tests, placed him under arrest for DUI and careless driving. Temples was sentenced to 4 days in jail and the maximum fine of $500. He will also have to complete an alcohol counseling class with a $375 cost and pay court costs of $153. In addition, is driver's license will be suspended for 30 days.
Sheriff Shane Doyle was pleased with the verdict. "The Sheriff's Office takes impaired driving very seriously," he said. "This incredibly dangerous and careless act causes thousands of injuries and deaths every year. We're thankful for the jury's service and their decision."
Edmonson Voice Staff