NWGA Scanner | December 22nd, 2021

Silver Creek woman arrested for DUI after leaving Christmas party in Rome

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on December 7th, 2021, a2:57 AM, Field Training Officer Overstreett and Officer Smith were patrolling on GA 53 at Shannon Road when they noticed the vehicle in front of them driving all over the roadway, failing to maintain a single lane. According to the report, Officer Smith stopped the vehicle on suspicion of the driver being intoxicated on GA 53 at Pierce Hill Road. Officer Smith reported, “[I] walked up to the driver’s side door to make contact with the driver, and as [I] reached the driver’s door, the smell of an alcoholic beverage became very apparent to me. [I] observed an open container of White Claw, an alcoholic beverage, as well as what appeared to be an open can of beer in the console cup holders.” The female driver, identified as Shelby Brooke Worley, 29, of Silver Creek, was asked to step out of the vehicle for further investigation. Officer Overstreet reported, “[I] could immediately smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s person and breath. [I] asked her how much she had to drink this evening. Worley stated that she had two beers while she was at the bowling alley for a Christmas party.” She advised Officer Smith that she was coming from a Christmas party with her coworkers at the Jefferson’s in Rome and was driving back home to Calhoun. Officer Smith reported, “As she was stepping out of the car, [I] noticed more open alcoholic beverage containers in the driver-side front door panel. She also did not have any shoes on while driving.” Officer Overstreet conducted Standardized Field Sobriety tests and reported her eyes were very glassy red. Worley showed several clues of alcohol impairment. Worley agreed to the implied consent test for her blood. Worley was then transported to the Floyd County Jail, charged with DUI driving under the influence, failure to maintain a single lane, and open container violation.