Blog Posts in June, 2013

Georgia Cracks Down on DUIs During Holiday Week

As part of a nationwide initiative to reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities caused by impaired drivers, law enforcement agencies across Georgia are prepping for a 10-day DUI crackdown over the ...
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When Is a DUI a Felony?

Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol is a criminal offense that can be prosecuted in many different ways. While standard first-time DUIs are typically misdemeanor offenses, they can ...
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Lawrenceville Woman Arrested for DUI Had Six Kids in SUV

Law enforcement officers arrested a Gwinnett County woman last month under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) with six children in her SUV. The shocking arrest came as the result of a tip ...
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What You Need to Know About the Costs of a DUI

Thanks in part to nationwide efforts of increasing awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence (DUI) , most Americans are well aware that being convicted of a DUI can subject them to ...
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Athens Man Charged with DUI Indicted on Additional Twelve Counts

An Athens man was recently indicted on 13 charges stemming from a near-fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred earlier this year. In February, the man hit and critically injured a local woman as she ...
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Former Atlanta Hawks All-Star Held Accountable for Lengthy DUI Rap Sheet

A Judge in Jonesboro, Georgia set a high bond for former Atlanta Hawks guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock this Tuesday - $250,000. The large bond comes after the Judge announced her intention to ...
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Atlanta Councilwoman Plans for Re-Election Amid DUI Allegations

As reported over the past month, a longtime Atlanta City Councilwoman was recently arrested and charged with driving under the influence ( DUI ) after refusing to take a chemical test, allegations to ...
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New Georgia Laws for BUIs

Summer is definitely coming. With backyard barbeques firing up and those air conditioners working overtime, the weather is already warm enough to make many of us look longingly at those dusty boats ...
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Two Monroe County Men Charged With Vehicular Homicide and DUI

Two men from Monroe County, Georgia have recently been charged with vehicular homicide accompanied by additional charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A Forsyth man has been ...
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Troup County Creates Coordinator Position for DUI Court Program

New state funds have been allotted to a DUI rehabilitation program in Troup County, Georgia, and court officials say the money will largely be earmarked as the salary of a new coordinator to be hired. ...
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Refusing a Chemical Test: Is it the Right Decision?

The state of Georgia allows for a chemical test be administered to any driver who is suspected to be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Typically, the chemical test will be administered ...
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