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William Cameron Humphrey Charged with Two Counts of Endangering A Child While Under the Influence

William Cameron Humphrey, a 31-year-old man from Rome was charged on Thursday, February 6 with a plethora of charges in Floyd County. Humphrey, of 14 S. Heathrow Drive is accused of driving his vehicle under the suspected influence of methamphetamine while having two minors inside his vehicle. It is also reported that he almost hit…

What Are the Six Classifications of DUI in Georgia?

When most people hear the term “DUI” they automatically assume that someone has been arrested for drinking and driving. This assumption is wrong though. In the state of Georgia, there are actually six different kinds of DUI classifications. The penalties for all six classifications are the same. If you’ve been charged with any type of…

Ignition Interlock Devices in the State of Georgia

In Georgia, if you are a first time DUI offender you are given the option of whether or not you install the ignition interlock device in your vehicle. It is with your second offense that you will be required to obtain one after your license privileges have been fully reinstated. What is an Ignition Interlock…

Man Shot in Hall County After Ramming Deputy’s Car

Around 1:10 a.m. on January 14, 2020, two Hall County Sheriff deputies tried to make a routine stop with a vehicle who had a taillight out. The man, later identified as Marvin Tard Jr. of Stone Mountain, tried to evade the traffic stop by putting his car into reverse and ramming into the car of…

The Etiquette for Getting Pulled Over in Georgia

Did you know that when you get pulled over in the state of Georgia that there is an unspoken expectation of how you handle being pulled over by a police officer? Some of it is general common sense, however, there are some general rules that you may not think about that could save you a…