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November 2017 Archives

Georgia state official faces DUI charges

A deputy commissioner is facing serious allegations that could threaten his career, according to local sources. Police arrested the Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on Nov. 19. The man now faces DUI charges and has been placed on administrative leave pending investigations by the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Revenue. 

Police dispatcher in Georgia faces DUI charges

A police dispatcher in Athens-Clarke County has lost her job following her drunk driving arrest. Georgia police arrested the woman on the night of Nov. 11 following an accident involving two other vehicles. She now faces DUI charges, though no court date has been announced for this case so far. 

Georgia man faces DUI charges

A man accused of hitting a police officer has been charged with drunk driving, according to local sources. The 44-year-old man allegedly struck a Georgia State Patrol trooper with his vehicle in the early morning of Nov. 6. He now faces DUI charges as well as several other criminal accusations. A media report did not indicate when the matter is expected to be heard in court. 

Georgia city council member faces DUI charges

A city council official in Cartersville is facing serious charges, but was able to avoid immediate time in jail, according to local sources. Georgia authorities arrested the man in the early morning of Nov. 5 on suspicion of drunk driving. He now faces DUI charges, but he signed an ROR bond that allowed him to be released from custody. An ROR, or "released on your own recognizance" bond, is a signed agreement that allows the defendant to go free but guarantees he or she will appear at later court proceedings.

Georgia woman faces DUI charges

A woman accused of being high on drugs has been arrested following an accident that injured a pedestrian. Georgia authorities have charged the 39-year-old woman with DUI charges along with several other infractions. She has been detained without bond in a county jail in advance of a trial date, which has not been announced as of this report.