Chatsworth man arrested for DUI after running red light in Dalton

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, On November 12th, 2022, at 2:16 AM, Officer Black was patrolling Cuyler Street and South Thornton Avenue when he observed a white Ford F-250 turn left on red. Officer Black initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and mace contact with the driver Kaleb Clay Boling, 32, of Chatsworth. Officer Black reported, “[I] could detect a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. [I] also noticed that Kaleb’s eyes were extremely red and glassy. When Kaleb spoke, [I] noticed that his speech was slurred. [I] then asked Kaleb how much he had been drinking. Kaleb answered that he had only consumed “two beers.” When Kaleb reached the rear of his vehicle, [I] again detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Kaleb’s mouth area. [I] also observed that Kaleb’s eyes were very red and glassy.” During standardized field sobriety tests, Kaleb showed several signs of impairment and refused to provide a breath sample on a PBT. Kaleb was then under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), and refused the state test. Kaleb was transported to the Whitfield County Jail, charged with DUI – alcohol less safe, and a traffic signal violation. 

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