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Crime Man who rode on car has case dismissed in Wilson County; still faces Nashville charges

23:05  21 october  2019
23:05  21 october  2019 Source:   tennessean.com

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A man who rode on top of a car from Mt. Juliet to Nashville at high rates of speed had his case dismissed in Wilson County, but charges are still pending in Davidson County.

Ronnie B. Sellars, 31, of Hermitage, was charged with clinging to a vehicle by Mt. Juliet police and three counts of disorderly conduct by Nashville police for the ride that witnesses estimated reached 70 miles per hour on Interstate 40.

Judge Haywood Barry dismissed the charge in Wilson County; one reason was to give precedent to the pending charges in Davidson County, according to the district attorney’s office.

a person driving a car: Ronnie Sellars riding on top of a car on Interstate 40 that included Wilson and Davidson counties, according to reports.© Submitted Ronnie Sellars riding on top of a car on Interstate 40 that included Wilson and Davidson counties, according to reports.

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Sellars did not appear for a court date on Sept. 27, in Davidson County on the disorderly conduct charges, according to the Davidson County Criminal Court Clerk’s office.

a man looking at the camera: Ronnie B. Sellars© Nashville Police Department Ronnie B. Sellars

Records show Sellars is guilty of clinging to a vehicle in Davidson County, which the clerk’s office said was a citation issued by the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Sellars was determined guilty because he didn’t appear for a court date on the THP citation, according to the criminal court clerk’s office.

Sellars was seen lying down and sitting on top of the car with video and photos taken by onlookers. Sellars said he stood up for part of the ride, which he compared to being on a surf board at 80 miles per hour.

Amanda Miller, who police say was driving the vehicle, is charged with reckless endangerment in Davidson County. Miller’s court date is scheduled Nov. 26, according to the Davidson County Criminal Court website.

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a man standing in front of a car: Ronnie Sellars was charged in Metro and in Wilson County for a car ride from Mt. Juliet to Davidson County that reportedly included traveling at high rates of speed. The case was dismissed in Wilson County.© Submitted Ronnie Sellars was charged in Metro and in Wilson County for a car ride from Mt. Juliet to Davidson County that reportedly included traveling at high rates of speed. The case was dismissed in Wilson County.

Reach Andy Humbles at [email protected] or 615-726-5939 and on Twitter @ AndyHumbles.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Man who rode on car has case dismissed in Wilson County; still faces Nashville charges

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