NWGA Scanner | May 13th, 2022

Unlicensed Alabama man arrested for DUI after crashing while high on meth on Alabama Highway in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On May 2nd, 2022, at 5:48 AM, Officer B. Newport was dispatched by Floyd County 911 to 5016 Alabama Highway in reference to a single-vehicle crash with no injuries. The registered owner of the vehicle stated that her son Logan James Meyer, 30, of Attalla, Alabama, was driving the car and pulled out of the Citgo gas station, striking the median. She stated that this damaged the front tire of the vehicle. Officer Newport reported, “As [I] was speaking with the victim, [I] observed Logan and noticed he had a difficult time maintaining his balance. At this time, [I] went to speak with Logan. [I] asked Logan for his driver’s license, and he presented me with an Alabama ID card. [I] advised Floyd County 911 of his information and discovered that Mr. Loagn did not have a valid driver’s license. [I] then went to inspect the damage to the vehicle and observed the front passenger side rim was extremely bent. [I] also observed the car was leaking what appeared to be engine oil. After speaking with Logan, [I] suspected that he was under the influence of narcotics.” His mother confirmed this, stating that he did use and was recently discharged from a rehab center. During roadside evaluations, Logan showed several signs of drug impairment and was placed under arrest for DUI driving under the influence of drugs. Logan refused implied consent and stated he had recently taken methamphetamine prior to driving. Logan was booked into the Floyd County Jail, charged with DUI drugs and driving while unlicensed.