Public Intoxication/Disorderly Conduct Offenses in Tennessee
Whether you are a college student or a professional, all criminal charges are serious – particularly those which tend to indicate a problem with drugs and/or alcohol. Do not allow a youthful indiscretion to follow you for the rest of your life. If you are charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense in Cookeville, Nashville or another Middle Tennessee county, do not make the mistake of resolving it without first having an attorney review the case. Contact our Tennessee criminal attorney’s today to discuss the charges you are facing.
WHAT IS PUBLIC INTOXICATION IN TENNESSEE?
Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-310. Public intoxication.
(a) A person commits the offense of public intoxication who appears in a public place under the influence of a controlled substance or any other intoxicating substance to the degree that:
(1) The offender may be endangered;
(2) There is endangerment to other persons or property; or
(3) The offender unreasonably annoys people in the vicinity.
If you have been charged with public intoxication in Cookeville, Nashville or another Tennessee county, contact our lawyers today to discuss possible defenses and options to resolve your case favorable.
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