Stewart County Director of Schools charged with DUI


STEWART COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Director of Schools in Stewart County was arrested Tuesday night on a DUI charge.

Leta Joiner, 57, was booked into the Stewart County jail at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and bonded out around 9:45 p.m.

The Stewart County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Joiner is the county’s Director of Schools.

According to an arrest affidavit, a THP trooper states Joiner “admitted to consuming medication prior to driving” when she crashed on Joiner Hollow Road.

She also refused consent for a blood draw, the paperwork shows.

News 2 has reached out to the school district for comment.

An initial court appearance was set for May 28.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 for updates.

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