CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Justin Whaley is expected to go to trial in Hamilton county next January.
Whaley, who’s accused of causing a fatal crash while drunk and going the wrong way down Highway 1-11 last July 3rd, was back in the court of Judge Barry Steelman.
His attorney is requesting a change of venue for the former reserve deputy and E-M-T.
Whaley was arraigned in March before Judge Steelman.
His attorney also raised the issued of a blood test which was taken 4 hours after the crash that killed James Brumlow.
The defense is asking for a motion to suppress the blood draw results.
Whaley is being held on a $50,000 bond.