NWGA Scanner | May 25th, 2022

Trion man arrested for DUI after being stopped in Chattooga County for having no insurance

According to a Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On May 15th, 2022, at around 2:44 PM, Deputy Villagomez was patrolling on Mountain View Road in Trion when he ran the tag number on a vehicle, and the car came back with no insurance. According to the report, Deputy Villagomez initiated a traffic stop and observed that the driver, identified as Randall Shane Reece, 44, of Trion, appeared to be under the influence of some sort of substance. When the deputy asked the driver if he had been drinking or doing drugs, the driver told the deputy that he had taken his prescription medication. During field sobriety tests, Reece showed several signs of drug impairment and was placed under arrest for DUI. Reece was booked into the Chattooga County Jail, charged with DUI drugs and no insurance.