NWGA Scanner | October 25th, 2021

Calhoun man found in possession of drugs after crashing while DUI in Gordon County

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, at approximately 5:50 PM, Deputy Jinright was dispatched to GA-3 south of the Calhoun Bypass in reference to a single-vehicle crash.
The Deputy arrived and observed a 2013 Black Nissan Sentra off the roadway with a male subject later identified as Jamie Lee Floyd, 41, of Calhoun, standing outside the vehicle. According to the report, “Mr. Floyd was sweating profusely. Deputy Jinright asked him why he was sweating so bad, and his reply was he was fat. Deputy Jinright saw that Mr. Floyd’s eyes were glassy, and he spoke with a slurred speech.” Floyd advised the Deputy he had not consumed any alcohol or taken any drugs. During field sobriety testing, Floyd showed several signs of impairment, and the Deputy determined that he was under the influence of an intoxicating substance. According to the report, “Deputy Jinright then read Mr. Floyd the Georgia Implied Consent Notice and requested he submit to the state-administered test of his blood, and Mr. Floyd refused.” During a search of the vehicle, deputies located three boxes of Buprenorphine and Naloxone (Generic for Suboxone), a Schedule III controlled substance, in the center console with several open packages. According to the report, The prescription did not belong to Floyd. Floyd was placed under arrest and transported to the Gordon County Jail, where he was charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI Drugs, and possession of a schedule III substance.