DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving in Austell

Date: 12/06/2018
Contact: Attorney Richard Blevins
Legal Type: Criminal Attorney
Phone: (678) 354-2290


  • DUI charge reduced to reckless driving

Charges Included:

  • Expired tag
  • Running a red light
  • DUI charge

Austell Municipal Court

Client was stopped for expired tag and running a red light. Once the police officer approached her vehicle, he smelled alcohol and observed an open container in the client’s vehicle.

Client was arrested and charged with DUI.

Attorney Richard Blevins was able to get the case reduced to reckless drivingAttorney Richard Blevins was able to show the prosecutor that they lacked any physical manifestations to show that his client was under the influence of alcohol. Client was very happy.

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About Attorney Richard Blevins

Cobb County DUI Lawyer

Attorney Richard Blevins is a former Cobb County Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Solicitor General. He is a part-time criminal justice instructor at Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, Georgia.

He graduated third in his class at the DeKalb County Police Academy and achieved an intermediate certification from Georgia’s Peace Officer Standards & Training Council.

Attorney Richard Blevins was a former Detective with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, a former Police Officer with the Milledgeville Police Department and the DeKalb County Police Department.

He also is veteran of the United States Army where he was a soldier in the Military Police Corps stationed overseas.  Read more.