NWGA Scanner | March 21st, 2021

Rome woman found DUI after domestic dispute in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on March 12th, 2021, at 2:47 AM, Officer Aviles, along with Officer Tetswhorth, was dispatch to an address to a domestic dispute. On scene, officers spoke with a man who advised that he and Kristy Leann Harris, 41, of Rome, had a verbal altercation. He stated that both of them were drinking fireball and that Harris went to his mother’s. He stated that he had to exit the residence during the argument to prevent more arguments. Officers were parked outside on the roadway when a vehicle began heading toward them. The vehicle had a recent crash and was dragging the front bumper. Kirsty Harris stopped the vehicle in the roadway and got out of the vehicle attempting to go back to the residence. When asked if she had a crash, she advised she hit a rock at the Gas station on Garden Lakes. Harris was showing several signs of impairment. Her speech was slurred. When she was walking, she was unable to keep her balance. She appeared to be confused and was saying things over and over. At one point, she almost fell while reaching for something during the time she was sitting. An officer read Harris implied consent, and she refused. Harris was transported to the Floyd County Jail, where she also continued to not follow instructions from the deputies. Harris was booked on charges of driving while license suspended or revoked and DUI-driving under the influence of alcohol.