NWGA Scanner | May 3rd, 2022

Cave Spring man arrested for DUI after domestic argument with wife in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On April 17th, 2022, at 12:37 AM, Officer Bray and Officer Surrett were dispatched to a domestic at an address on Pledger drive. While en route, dispatch advised Brian Mac Weeks, 39, of Cave Spring, was leaving the residence in a lifted black Chevrolet Silverado and advised that he had been drinking. Officer Surrett reported, “While en route, a lifted black Silverado traveling East on Cave Spring Road matching the description passed me. Upon turning my patrol car around and attempting to get behind the vehicle to confirm that it was the vehicle involved in the domestic, another vehicle separated me from the Silverado. The Silverado made a right turn into CW asphalt plant on Cave Spring Rd. [I] followed the vehicle into the closed business and activated the cruise lights on my patrol car.” The officer made contact with Weeks, who advised he had been involved in a domestic with his wife, and he drove to get away from the argument. The officer reported, While speaking with Brian, he detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath. When asked how much he had to drink prior to driving, Brian stated not much. Officer Surrett reported, “[I] asked Brian again how much he had to drink, and he stated maybe 4 to 5 maybe six beers.” Officer Dollar arrived and performed Horizontal gaze nystagmus and advised that she got 6/6 clues showing he was under the influence of alcohol. Brian was placed under arrest for DUI and agreed to the state tests. At this point, Brian advised he was drunk and was ready to go. Brian was transported to the Floyd County Jail, charged with DUI.