Trace Adkins Gets DUI

Trace Adkins was arrested Thursday night (July 5) by a police officer in Nolensville, Tenn., south of Nashville. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and implied consent, for refusing to take a breath alcohol test. Adkins was booked by the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department at 10:05 p.m. He posted $1,000 bond and left the Williamson County jail at 1:15 a.m. He will appear in General Sessions Court in Williamson County on July 23. Adkins was already scheduled to meet with members of the press Monday (July 9) at the offices of his label, Capitol Nashville, to discuss his latest single, “I’m Tryin’.” His next album, to be titled Chrome, is set for release Oct. 23. A spokewoman for Atkins says a statement from the singer is forthcoming. 07/06/01