NWGA Scanner | June 24th, 2022

Dalton woman arrested for DUI after being stopped for failing to maintain a single lane in Catoosa County

According to a Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On June 18th, 2022, at 11:31 PM, Corporal Cantrell was traveling southbound on Ooltewah Ringgold Road when he observed a black 2016 Ford Mustang fail to maintain a single lane of travel. Corporal Cantrell then initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Susana Noemi Perez-Sandoval, 20, of Dalton. Susana was then asked for her driver’s license, to which she stated she did not have them. According to the report, “Corporal Cantrell could smell the distinct odor of alcoholic beverage emitting from Susana’s breath as she was speaking to Corporal Cantrell and her eyes were bloodshot and watery. Corporal Cantrell asked the driver how many alcoholic beverages she had consumed this date, and she stated “none”. Corporal Cantrell then advised the driver that he could smell the odor of alcoholic beverages coming from her breath. She then stated she had taken three shots of Tequila prior to driving. Corporal Cantrell then reminded her that the legal drinking age in Georgia was 21 and that she was only 20, in which she stated she knew that.” During field sobriety tests, Susana showed several signs of impairment and showed a BAC of .123 on a PBT. She was placed under arrest for DUI and agreed to the state testing of her blood. Susana was booked into the Catoosa County Jail, charged with failure to maintain a single lane, and DUI.