Woman Arrested for DUI after Wreck at Ingles

Saturday, March 28, 2020
by Mary Jo Bird


Police responded to a crash in the parking lot of Ingles on the Asheville Highway Friday morning. A Mazda driven by Heather Griffin of Guinn Drive, Greeneville, had struck the brick pillar in front of the building causing damage to both the building and the right side of the vehicle.

An officer spoke with Griffin who reportedly consented to a field sobriety test, which she could not complete.

Griffin was placed under arrest for driving under the influence. During an inventory search of the car, officers reportedly discoverd several dosages of Oxycodone along with assorted pills, none of which were in prescription bottles.

Griffin was charged with Driving under the influence and simple possession of schedule 2 and 5 drugs. She was taken to the Greene County jail.




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