Obama's Uncle Arrested for DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Sep 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama's uncle was recently arrested for driving under the influence - DUI. Onyango Obama was charged allegedly stopped by law enforcement officers after they observed his SUV make a rolling stop at a stop sign. Upon speaking with Obama, a DUI investigation began. Obama is from Kenya and is being held in jail by immigration officials without bail. According to sources, upon being arrested for DUI and asked if he wanted to make a call, Obama stated that he wanted to call the White House.

This incident just goes to show how frequent DUI arrests occur. Whether in DC or in the Cherokee County cities of Canton or Woodstock, law enforcement officers are cracking down on making DUI arrests. Keep in mind that you are always innocent until proven guilty and a DUI charge or arrest doesn't have to mean a conviction. Canton attorney Richard Lawson and his associate lawyers routinely help clients get the best possible outcomes on their Cherokee County DUI cases. Cherokee County officers as well as police from the City of Woodstock and Canton make thousands of DUI arrests. Often there are great grounds for challenging these charges - ranging from probable cause to stop and arrest to lack of evidence at trial. Call the best Cherokee County DUI lawyer today for a free case consultation.

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Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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