Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Patrick J. Davenport will carry out 40 hours of group service as a part of his sentence after he not too long ago pleaded responsible to driving drunk.
Athens-Clarke County State Court docket Decide Charles Auslander additionally sentenced Davenport on Jan. 25 to 12 months on probation, a $725 nice and ordered him to attend a DUI risk-reduction program.
Davenport was arrested in September 2021 on School Station Highway, the place an Athens-Clarke police officer responded to a report from an individual who reported seeing a GMC SUV with two flat tires and what seemed to be an intoxicated driver.
Davenport was charged with DUI after he failed area sobriety checks and had a blood alcohol degree of 0.216%. The authorized restrict is 0.08%.
Davenport is up for re-election later this yr in his District 1 seat.
As a part of his probation, Davenport has been ordered to abstain from consuming alcohol and should undergo random drug testing.