June 16: DUI, possession of open alcohol container — A deputy stopped a vehicle after he noticed the car had a broken tail light.
Upon making contact with the driver, the deputy smelled alcohol and noticed the driver’s bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.
The driver admitted to earlier having two drinks. He failed the field sobriety test, and the breath sample was positive for alcohol.
A coffee cup containing alcohol also was in the car. The driver was placed under arrest.
Interference with government property – felony, public drunkenness — While a deputy was finishing a traffic stop in Cedar Hill Trailer Park, an allegedly impaired female walked toward the car the deputy had pulled over.
The deputy began putting his equipment away, and as he turned around, the female fell onto him.
She repeatedly shoved the deputy until he placed her into the back of his vehicle. She kicked the rear window of his car and caused damage to the frame.
Fleeing or attempting to elude, speeding — While patrolling I-95, a deputy tried pulling over a vehicle going 115 mph in a 70 mph speed zone.
When the emergency lights were activated, the driver refused to stop.
The vehicle came to a stop at mile marker 108 after stop sticks were applied by Port Wentworth authorities.
When the deputy asked the driver why he didn’t pull over, he said he didn’t have to stop for blue lights.