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Statement from Tazewell Co. Public Schools on DUI arrest of school bus driver

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NEWS RELEASE:

Sheriff Brian Hieatt and Superintendent Christine Kinser confirm that a Tazewell County Public

School bus driver was arrested yesterday afternoon. No children were on the bus at the time of the

arrest. The Sheriff's office received a complaint that the driver was suspected to be under the

influence.

Sheriff Hieatt's office responded to the area where they located the driver. Upon investigation, they

arrested the driver. The driver was charged with driving under the influence and reckless

endangerment. The driver will appear in General District Court today.

The Sheriff's office and Tazewell County Public Schools are working together to continue to

investigate the incident. Both the Sheriff's office and the school system will take appropriate

actions.

Tazewell County Public Schools

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