TOP PHOTO: Here’s where a La Follette man struck a support pole at the former West La Follette School.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A La Follette man is free on bond this morning after being arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) and leaving the scene of an accident.
Tuesday morning around 8am is when La Follette Police located Jonathan Taylor Baker near the former West La Follette School after allegedly leaving the scene of a wreck. Baker’s Jeep was said to have veered off West Beech Street and hit a support pole for an awning that leads from the now La Follette Community Center’s Gym to the sidewalk.
Baker, 26, 490 College Hill Road, La Follette, was charged with DUI, driving on a suspended, revoked or cancelled driver license, violation of the implied consent law and leaving the scene of an accident.
A November 29 court date is scheduled for Baker who is free on a $14,000 bond. This was Baker’s 17th arrest since 2014, according to jail records. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/17/2022-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF PARKS & REC DIRECTOR JOHNNY BYRGE)