DUI suspect accused of spitting on officer during arrest

Lance Goodman (Courtesy: Franklin Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man arrested for driving under the influence is now facing charges of assault.

Franklin police say Lance Goodman spat on his arresting officer around 12:25 a.m. overnight Thursday.

According to a press release, 34-year-old Goodman was pulled over for driving 55 in a 25 on Hillsboro Road near Claude Yates Drive.

The officer reportedly determined Goodman was impaired and arrested him. The 34-year-old was handcuffed when he allegedly “inhaled deeply” and spit on the officer.

Goodman, charged with speeding, DUI, driving on a suspended driver’s license, violation of the implied consent law, and assault, is free on the $6,000 bond.

He is due in court March 2 at 1 p.m.