Athens-Clarke County Police recently reported a DUI arrest that occurred in downtown Athens, GA. The arrest occurred after a woman driving her car the wrong way down a one way street allegedly ignored an officer on a bicycle and accelerated her vehicle. The woman stopped once she was intercepted by a patrol car. When the woman exited her vehicle, the officer noted the smell of alcohol on her breath and stated that she was unsteady on her feet. The woman was arrested for DUI, fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.
A DUI charge can result in fines, community service, license suspensions and other punishments. It’s important to consult an attorney regarding your case when handling these kinds of charges. If you have been arrested for an alcohol offense in or around Athens, GA, attorney Joseph Lariscy can help. For a free consultation call (706) 389-4375 or contact us online for legal assistance.