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Wynonna Judd Charged With DUI
Country singer Wynonna Judd was charged with driving under the influence early today (Nov. 13) after a Nashville police officer stopped her speeding Land Rover not far from Music Row.Country singer Wynonna Judd was charged with driving under the influence early today (Nov. 13) after a Nashville police officer stopped her speeding Land Rover not far from Music Row. The arrest report states Judd had an odor of alcohol about her, had watery eyes and dilated pupils and didn't remember how many drinks she had consumed.
The officer said Judd consented to a breath test and registered a blood alcohol level of 0.175 percent -- more than twice the 0.08 legal definition of drunken driving. The officer noted the vehicle was stopped because it was traveling 47 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone.
Judd -- who began her career as half of the mother-daughter act the Judds -- posted the standard $500 bond for a first offense and was released. DUI is a misdemeanor in Tennessee with punishment of a fine, community service or up to 48 hours in jail.
Judd's first album in three years, "What the World Needs Now Is Love," debuted at No. 1 in August on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. It is No. 48 in its 14th week on the tally, and has sold 172,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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