Trace Adkins Sentenced for DUI Charge

Trace Adkins pleaded guilty Monday (Nov. 26) in Williamson County (Tennessee) Circuit Court to a charge of DUI (driving under the influence). He was arrested July 5, 2001, in Nolensville, Tenn., for speeding, DUI and violating the open container law. Judge Donald P. Harris sentenced Adkins to 11 months and 29 days, but the sentence will be suspended after Adkins serves 48 hours. He also was fined $350 and had his driver’s license suspended for one year. Adkins’ current single, “I’m Tryin’,” from Chrome, is at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. 11/26/01