Georgia Woman Accused of Speeding 70 MPH Through School Zone

Posted by Richard Lawson | Nov 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rose Lynn Becker is facing several different felony charges after officers in Coweta County responded to the report of a credit union employee. The employee reported that Becker was attempting to cash a fraudulent check.

According to reports, officers chased Becker on Ga. 34 East. She allegedly ran a red light and reached more than 70 mph through two different school zones. Deputies resulted to performing a PIT maneuver in order to stop her. They found cocaine in her car and once detained, Becker allegedly tried to consume several bags of cocaine once she was taken to the sheriff's office.

As a Georgia DUI Attorney, I will outline the offense of reckless driving in today's post as that is one of the many offenses Becker is being accused of committing.

Reckless Driving in Georgia

Reckless Driving in Georgia is defined by the Georgia Code as:

(a) Any person who drives any vehicle in reckless disregard for the safety of persons or property commits the offense of reckless driving.

(b) Every person convicted of reckless driving shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $1,000.00 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, provided that no provision of this Code section shall be construed so as to deprive the court imposing the sentence of the power given by law to stay or suspend the execution of such sentence or to place the defendant on probation. O.C.G.A. §40-6-390.

Practice Note

If convicted of reckless driving in Georgia, four points are added to the convicted person's Georgia Driver's License. This can lead to the suspension of a driver's license and it will automatically suspend the license of a driver under age 21 in Georgia. 

Becker is facing a handful of charges on top of the Reckless Driving charge including:

And some other felony criminal offenses like identity fraud. If you or a loved one has been arrested, contact a Georgia DUI Lawyer today.

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