Dyersburg police officer arrested, accused of DUI - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Dyersburg officer placed on administrative leave after DUI charges

Jimmy DeSpain was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Lauderdale County. Jimmy DeSpain was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Lauderdale County.

(WMC-TV) - A Dyersburg police officer was arrested over the weekend on charges related to driving under the influence.

Jimmy DeSpain was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Lauderdale County.

According to a police report, DeSpain was swerving over road lines. He reportedly admitted to law enforcement that he had four or five beers.

The police department placed DeSpain on administrative leave without pay during the course of an investigation.

Get the latest from Action News 5 anytime: iPhone | iPad | Android | SMS Alerts | Email Alerts | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Copyright 2014 WMC-TV. All rights reserved.
  • News on WMCTV.comNewsMore>>

  • Arkansas Primary Voter Guide

    Arkansas Primary Voter Guide

    Sunday, May 6 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-06 19:02:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:07:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Voters will head to the polls May 22 to decide a variety of federal, state and local races, not to mention a pair of sales tax proposals.

    More >>

    Voters will head to the polls May 22 to decide a variety of federal, state and local races, not to mention a pair of sales tax proposals.

    More >>
  • Bass Pro Shops employee embezzled $30K, police say

    Bass Pro Shops employee embezzled $30K, police say

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:39:36 GMT
    Alan Weems (Source: MPD)Alan Weems (Source: MPD)

    A Bass Pro Shops employee is behind bars accused of embezzling $30,000 from the company.

    More >>

    A Bass Pro Shops employee is behind bars accused of embezzling $30,000 from the company.

    More >>
  • Top cities for summer jobs

    Top cities for summer jobs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:37:46 GMT
    (Source: Flickr)(Source: Flickr)
    (Source: Flickr)(Source: Flickr)
    With summer approaching and many young adults expected to look for short-term work in order to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs.  To help job seekers find the best summer employment opportunities, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 180 markets in the U.S. across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from availability of summer jobs to median ...More >>
    With summer approaching and many young adults expected to look for short-term work in order to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs.  To help job seekers find the best summer employment opportunities, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 180 markets in the U.S. across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from availability of summer jobs to median ...More >>
Powered by Frankly