City of Nashville, TN

06/10/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/11/2021 06:44

Police Department, Police - Media Releases 6/10/2021 Jarvis Pierce Charged with Vehicular Homicide by Intoxication for Crash that Killed His Passenger


Jarvis Pierce, 47, is charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication for Thursday's 8:00 a.m. single-vehicle crash on Old Hickory Boulevard in South Nashville that killed his passenger Stacy Anne Weekley, 44, of Murfreesboro.

Pierce was driving his 2001 Honda Accord east on Old Hickory Boulevard when he crossed over the double yellow line, ran into a ditch, and crashed into a fire hydrant and driveway culvert prior to the car flipping over. Weekley died at the scene.

There was evidence of drug use in the Honda Accord including baggies containing a white powder and rocks consistent with cocaine and tablets. Officers observed that his pupils were constricted. A search warrant was obtained for a mandatory blood sample from Pierce for analysis.

Pierce, who has a prior DUI conviction, is being held in lieu of $1,000,000 bond.