A deputy in Madison County was arrested this past weekend.
According to reports, the officer was off duty and was pulled over for a minor traffic violation. This led to a further investigation and a search of his vehicle. Officers discovered methamphetamine within the car which led to his immediate arrest.
DUI Related Offenses in Georgia
If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI in Georgia, you probably were given other traffic offenses or other related charges. For example, generally before being charged with a DUI, a driver has been pulled over for some other offense such as:
- Speeding in Georgia
- Failure to Maintain Lane in Georgia
- Illegal Passing in Georgia
- Texting while Driving in Georgia
These are just a few examples of routine traffic stops. Unless stopped at a Georgia DUI Checkpoint, then a driver accused of DUI is also facing other traffic violations.
Our firm exclusively practices Georgia DUI Defense. That includes all he minor traffic offenses related to DUI and anything found in the car after your arrest. There has to be some related offense that is the basis for why you are stopped. Legally - this is called articulable suspicion to stop you.
If you or a loved one has been arrested for DUI or a related offense, contact our offices now. We specialize in DUI Law in Georgia and can help you now.