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Clarksville Police report drive uses Heroin, Crashes into Stopped Vehicles

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 2:11 pm In News | No Comments

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019, around 2:00pm, Clarksville Police Officers were called to a three vehicle crash with possible injuries at Needmore Road and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

When officers arrived, they found the driver of one of the vehicles, Christopher Langford, age 38, unconscious with a syringe in plain view inside of the vehicle.

As an officer opened the door, the driver regained consciousness.

Clarksville Police have arrested a man who had used Heroin prior to a multi-car motor vehicle crash with 2nd Offense DUI.

Clarksville Police have arrested a man who had used Heroin prior to a multi-car motor vehicle crash with 2nd Offense DUI.

An investigation into the crash revealed there were two vehicles stopped at a redlight on Needmore Road at the intersection with Wilma Rudolph Boulevard when the Hyundai driven Christoper Langford crashed into one of the stopped vehicles forcing it to hit the vehicle in front of it.

It was determined the syringe in Langford’s vehicle contained heroin and had been used by Langford prior to the crash. After being administered field sobriety tests, Langford was taken in custody.

Christopher Langford

Christopher Langford

Langford had a previous DUI conviction from August 2019, has a revoked license, and had a substance inside of the vehicle tentatively identified as fentanyl.

Christopher Langford was charged with DUI (2nd Offense), Driving On A Revoked License, Simple Possession, and Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia. Langford’s bond is set at $27,500.

The drivers of the other two vehicles did not identify any injuries at the time of the crash.


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