Cobb County DUI Law Firm

Smyrna Restaurant Patron Arrested For DUI Leaving Parking Lot

Date: 07/20/2021
Contact: Attorney Richard Blevins
Legal Type: DUI-alcohol
Phone: (678) 354-2290


Smyrna Municipal Court

Client was operating a motor vehicle, leaving a restaurant. The client lost control of his vehicle and ran into a sign owned by the restaurant. The client notified the owner and the police arrived. The police officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol. The client submitted to the horizontal gaze nystagmus test.

The Officer Found 6 of 6 Clues in The Client’s Eyes

The client submitted to the walk and turn test and the officer observed 4 of 8 clues. The client finally submitted to the one leg stand test and the officer observed 3 of 4 clues. The client was arrested for DUI.

Attorney Blevins was able to get the DUI charge reduced to reckless driving.


Client was able to save his/her professional license

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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.