Amanda Covington charged with DUI after “drinking most of the day”

51-year-old Amanda Covington was driving her black Nissan Altima on I-40 on January 6 with a tag that expired in December of 2021, according to THP Trooper Keith Velez. As he spoke to Covington, he reportedly smelled alcohol coming from her...

Amanda Covington charged with DUI after “drinking most of the day”
51-year-old Amanda Covington was driving her black Nissan Altima on I-40 on January 6 with a tag that expired in December of 2021, according to THP Trooper Keith Velez. As he spoke to Covington, he reportedly smelled alcohol coming from her and the vehicle. She stated she had "two small airplane bottles" of alcohol a few hours before driving. She performed poorly on subsequent field sobriety tests and eventually admitted she had been drinking "most of the day, yesterday." She was transported to St. Thomas Midtown