The lengthy New 12 months’s weekend yielded seven arrests of suspected drunk drivers by troopers with the Georgia State Patrol submit in Milledgeville and Baldwin County.
Just one such arrest occurred at a highway security checkpoint, which was arrange on the intersection of Irwinton and Roberts roads.
A number of different arrests and citations had been issued on the highway security checkpoint, in line with Sgt. First Class Kevin Pope, commander of the Georgia State Patrol submit in Milledgeville.
One other driver, in the meantime, was taken into custody by troopers on drug costs, Pope stated.
The GSP submit commander additionally stated different violations included suspended driver’s licenses and violations of the Georgia Open Container Legislation.
A few teenagers additionally had been charged with driving with out a license.
Troopers additionally needed to name wreckers to tow three autos as a result of drivers had no insurance coverage.
These arrested had been later taken to the Baldwin County Legislation Enforcement Middle the place they had been jail on the fees.
On New 12 months’s Eve and into the wee morning hours on New 12 months’s Day, troopers had been solely in a position to maintain one highway security checkpoint within the county resulting from a manpower scarcity introduced on by the persevering with COVID-19 pandemic, Pope stated.