He was booked into the Fayette jail Nov. 27 and launched on bond the identical day, a sheriff’s workplace spokeswoman confirmed.
The resignation comes three years after the college positioned Spillane on unpaid administrative go away for one more DUI arrest. Spillane was pulled over alongside Ga. 85 in Fayetteville on June 18, 2017, and arrested on fees of driving drunk, open container and failure to keep up lane, the AJC beforehand reported.
In that incident, Spillane informed Fayetteville officers he’d simply come from a tavern and had two beers. He insisted he wasn’t intoxicated, in line with physique digital camera footage of the arrest obtained by Channel 2 Motion Information. A lady recognized as Spillane’s spouse was heard within the background begging the police chief to not take a area sobriety examination, which ended with Spillane’s arrest.
Georgia State performed an investigation following the incident and later knowledgeable Spillane that he may return to the college. He reassumed his place after a 20-day suspension, the AJC beforehand reported.
“My expectation is that you’ll uphold the accountability of your place and that any future incident or motion reflecting negatively in your place or the college may lead to your dismissal,” Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Jerry Rackliffe wrote days after the 2017 arrest.