Florida Woman Charged after Baby Overdosed

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last Saturday, Heather Aliesha Revell, 35, was arrested in Florida. She was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and child neglect.  According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Revell injected herself with fentanyl-laced h...

Four Arrested after Driver Dumped Meth

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Cherokee County Deputies attempted to pull over a vehicle earlier this week, they observed the driver throw something out the window. The driver, 48-year-old Woodstock resident Richard Lindsey, then led the officers on a chase as he attempted to flee. After the deputies were finally able to ...

Biggest Drug Bust in Cherokee County History

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 27, three people were arrested in connection with Cherokee County's largest one-time heroin seizure in history. According to reports, agents with Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics squad raided a home in Woodstock. There, they discovered a “heroin processing facility.” According to reports, ...

Canton City Councilman Arrested for DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

Canton City Councilman Nick Estes was arrested in the early morning hours of May 14 on charges of driving under the influence and failure to maintain lane in Cherokee County. Estes, a part owner of a Canton craft beer and wine shop, is serving his first term. According to reports, a Canton polic...

Georgia Man Arrested for DUI After Damaging Graves

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Georgia man was arrested in the early morning hours of Friday, May 3, 2019, after driving off of the roadway and damaging about a dozen graves. The man, Erik Sneed, age 41 of Dalton, Georgia, was driving east on Emery Street in a black Chevrolet GMT 400 pickup truck at around 2 a.m. near the G...

Ketamine and DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Apr 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ketamine is a powerful anesthetic which can cause significant effects on a person's ability to drive safely and legally. When a person drives under the influence of Ketamine while on Georgia roads, he or she faces significant criminal penalties as the result of a DUI Drug charge. If you or someo...

74-Year-Old Driver Extremely Intoxicated in Eatonton

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 74-year-old Putnam County man crashed his Dodge pickup truck into a ditch, striking a utility pole in the southeast side of Eatonton, Georgia. After the crash, he admitted to drinking wine before the wreck. The wreck occurred on December 8, 2018 somewhere between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Standing by ...

Troup County, Georgia Commissioner Arrested for DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Dec 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Morris Jones, a Troup County commissioner, was arrested on December 1, 2018. He was booked at 9:42 p.m. and released on bond that same evening. Jones represents District 4 is currently serving in his fifth term as commissioner. The Post Commander at the LaGrange Georgia State Patrol Office state...

Dealing With the Stress of a DUI Charge

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Anytime a person is arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol there is great stress involved. Especially if this is your first time dealing with the criminal justice system, the process can seem daunting, or even terrifying. The possibility of time in jail, high fines, an...

DUI Court in Cherokee County

Posted by Richard Lawson | Sep 03, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol in Georgia, you face both jail time and the possibility of high fines. In certain counties, like Cherokee County, DUI courts exist. They offer the alternative of treatment rather than or in addition to jail or fines. U...

Ignition Interlock Devices: Right for Me?

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

Individuals charged with DUI in Georgia have the option in certain cases to use an Ignition Interlock Device rather than lose their ability to drive. If you have been charged with DUI in Cherokee County, you need an experienced DUI attorney to help determine if this is right for you. Ignition In...

When is a DUI A Felony?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Apr 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

In Georgia, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a misdemeanor offense, punishable by no more than a year in jail. There are certain times, however, when a DUI can be a felony and carry the potential for much harsher penalties. It is important to know when your behavior may result i...

False Positives Lead to Real Arrests

Posted by Richard Lawson | Sep 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

Though law enforcement officers in Georgia are trained to tell when a driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, sometimes they can make mistakes. One such instance occurred this past May when a Georgia police officer stopped a woman and thought she was under the influence of marijuana. ...

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