State v. Eugene Christian

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Eugene Christian
Case Date: 
1946
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Driving Under the Influence/Driving While Intoxicated

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
63
Notes / Description: 

Christian and Ed Bishop went to Johnson City for lunch and a couple of beers. They stopped by the road so that Christian could relieve himself. When they pulled back onto the highway, the patrol car which had just passed them stopped, backed up, and 2 men got out. They rushed toward Christian & Bishop, yelling at them to get out of the car. Christian alleged that a man a man from the patrol car, Jack Morelock, punched him when Christian went for his drivers license.