Anthony Bates had ‘2 beers at a strip club’ before DUI hit-and-run crash

30-year-old Anthony Bates says he and his friend Zachary Dickson were driving home from a strip club in his silver Dodge Caravan when he struck a vehicle at 46th & Charlotte and fled the scene. Officers caught up with the Caravan on White Bridge...

Anthony Bates had ‘2 beers at a strip club’ before DUI hit-and-run crash
30-year-old Anthony Bates says he and his friend Zachary Dickson were driving home from a strip club in his silver Dodge Caravan when he struck a vehicle at 46th & Charlotte and fled the scene. Officers caught up with the Caravan on White Bridge Road and observed it to have heavy front-end damage. When asked about the damage, Bates stated he "may have hit a bump but was not aware of hitting a vehicle." He admitted to consuming "two beers" at the strip club prior to driving and almost fell over during field sobriety tests.