Man Facing Several Charges After Car Accident

Daniel James Williams intake photo from the Coffee County Jail

Daniel James Williams intake photo from the Coffee County Jail

On Tuesday, Daniel James Williams age 29 of Murfreesboro was the operator of a vehicle that was involved in a property damage accident on eastbound near the 100-mile marker of Interstate 24 in Coffee County. In a warrant, Williams is said to have admitted to a Coffee County deputy to injecting oxycodone. The warrant also says the man appeared to be under the influence of drugs, as his speech was sluggish, he was unsteady on his feet and he was jittery. The warrant indicates that five field sobriety tests were administered with the subject allegedly performing unsatisfactorily on four of the five tests given. The warrant goes on to say that Williams refused to submit to a blood/alcohol test as well. The Murfreesboro man was also allegedly found to be in possession of six pills believed to be clonazepam, five pills believed to be zolpidem, a used syringe and unused ones as well as a spoon with residue on it.
Daniel James Williams was charged with DUI 2nd offense, violation of implied consent law, possession of schedule III and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was released from the Coffee County Jail after posting a $10,000 bond and has a court date of August, 24.