Cohutta man arrested for DUI after driving reckless at speeds over 100 mph on I-75 in Gordon County

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On April 28, 2023, at 10:32 PM, Trooper Cantrell was merging onto I-75 north from mile marker 315 behind a silver 2020 Toyota Camry. Trooper Cantrell reported, “[I] observed the vehicle go to the left lane and accelerate to a high rate of speed. [I] estimated the speed of the vehicle to be well over 100 miles per hour at this time. Due to medium to heavy traffic, [I] was unable to pick the vehicle up on my RADAR. The vehicle got slowed down in traffic several times, and [I] was able to get closer to the vehicle in the area of mile marker 318. [I] observed the vehicle go all the way from the left lane to the right lane without using its turn signal. [I] then observed the vehicle change lanes from the right lane back to the left lane in a reckless manner. The vehicle nearly struck a CMV that was in the right lane and an SUV that was in the middle lane. Once the vehicle was back in the left lane, it accelerated to a high rate of speed again. [I] visually estimated and confirmed the speed of the vehicle to be 103 mph in a posted 70 mph zone with my department-issued RADAR. The driver, later identified as Frank Hoover Weaver, 54, of Cohutta, was showing no regard for the safety of the other drivers on the road.” Trooper Cantrell conducted a traffic stop and made contact with Weaver on the passenger side. Trooper Cantrell could immediately smell the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Weaver. Trooper Cantrell asked Weaver how much he had to drink, and he advised that he had three Bud Lights at Just Brunch in Duluth around noon on this date. While talking with Weaver, Trooper Cantrell noticed that his eyes were bloodshot and watery. Weaver showed several signs of impairment during field sobriety tests and a BAC of .062 on a PBT. Weaver was placed under arrest and agreed to the state testing of his blood. Weaver was transported to the Gordon County Jail and charged with failure to signal, reckless driving, speeding, DUI, and improper lane change

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