NWGA Scanner | August 1st, 2021

Chickamauga man arrested again for DUI after speeding on Highway 27 in Walker County

According to a Walker County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on July 24th, 2021, at approximately 12:21 AM, Sargent Agredano was traveling northbound on Highway 27 and observed a vehicle traveling faster than the posted speed limit. Sargent Agredano reported, “[I] estimated the speed to be 76 mph in a 55 mph zone. [I] checked the vehicle’s speed on the front antenna radar, and it was 78mph in a 55mph zone. Sargent Agredano initiated a traffic stop and contacted the driver, identified as Quenton Devon Montgomery, 26, of Chickamauga. According to the report, Montgomery stated, “I was going a little fast”. Deputy Agredano noticed that his eye lids were droopy and lazy. He also noticed that his eyes were bloodshot. Deputy Agredano reported, “The driver was laughing at everything. When [I] asked him for his driver’s license, he stated, you can look it up, I don’t have it. [I] asked him for his insurance card, and he stated, you can look it up. Deputy Agredano noticed that he was unsteady on his feet. Deputy Agredano reported, he could smell a strong odor of fresh marijuana emitting from the vehicle and his person. Deputy Agredano asked Montgomery if he had any marijuana on him or in the vehicle, and he stated no. The deputy asked him when Montgomery last smoked marijuana, and he stated about an hour ago and laughed again. Deputy Agredano reported, “[I] asked the suspect if he would perform standardized field sobriety tests (SFST’s), and he stated “Yeah”. After failing a battery of standardized field sobriety tests, [I] placed him in custody for DUI drugs. Montgomery submitted to the state blood draw. Deputy Agredano transported him to the Walker County Jail, where he then refused to have a blood draw. Deputy Agredano executed the felony probation warrant on Montgomery, who was also charged with DUI, speeding, possession of marijuana, and crossing the guard line with weapons, intoxicants, or drugs. According to reports, Montgomery was arrested for DUI on July 4th by GSP after speeding through Summerville on Highway 27.