Unlicensed DUI driver arrested after speeding on Scruggs Road in Catoosa County

According to Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On March 4th, 2023, at 4:52 PM, Deputy Reed and Deputy Rogers stopped a 2007 Honda Accord on Scruggs Road after observing it speeding at 44 mph. Upon getting behind the vehicle, the driver (Eduardo Vazquez Roblero, 35, of Tennessee) slowed down but failed to pull over despite multiple opportunities to do so. The driver turned his blinker on and made a couple of attempts to pull over but would quickly got back onto the roadway. The driver continued to do this for approximately a quarter of a mile before attempting to pull into a driveway, only to pull back onto the roadway and stop in the road. Deputy Reed then made contact with Roblero, who, upon being asked for identification, presented a Mexico passport. Cpl Carmichael arrived on the scene to assist after deputies observed that Roblero appeared to be under the influence. Cpl Carmichael made contact with the driver of the vehicle. While speaking to Roblero, Cpl Carmichael detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the vehicle. He also observed Roblero’s eyes to be slightly red and glossy. Cpl Carmichael asked Roblero if he had consumed any alcoholic beverages, and he stated that he only had one beer. During field sobriety testing, Roblero showed several signs of impairment. Roblero stated he’s never driven with a valid driver’s license, and he stated he’s lived in Chattanooga for 15 years and has only ever had a “Tennessee Resident ID card”. Roblero was transported and booked into the Catoosa County Jail, charged with DUI, speeding, open container, and driving while unlicensed.

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