Calhoun man charged with DUI after failing to maintain lane on Highway 156 Sunday
According to a Gordon County Sheriff's Office incident report, on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020, at approximately 7:26 PM, a deputy with the Gordon County Sheriff's Office Uniform Patrol Division was on routine patrol. The deputy observed a brown 2000 Chevrolet Astro Van drive on and over the solid white fog line while traveling westbound on State Route 156. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the Interstate 75 at 315 Northbound entrance ramp. The deputy proceeded with the normal traffic stop producers. The driver, Robert David Holland, 64, of Calhoun, handed the deputy a Georgia Identification Card. Gordon County 911 Dispatch advised the deputy that Holland had a revoked driver's license through the State of Georgia. The passenger had a valid driver's license through the state of Georgia. Holland was wearing a back brace and stated that he had hip, knee, an elbow, and shoulder injury prior to being pulled over by the deputy. While Holland was being placed under arrest he took a deep breath and exhaled in the deputy's face. The deputy detected the odor of alcohol coming off of Holland's breath. When asked, Holland stated that he consumed about six alcoholic beverages about one hour before the traffic stop. The deputy conducted was Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus on Holland. Holland's eyes showed signs of Distinct and Sustained Nystagmus at Maximum Deviation. Due to Holland's prior injuries, the deputy did not conduct the walk and turn, and the one-leg stand. Holland was asked on a scale of one to ten how intoxicated he believe he was with one being sober and ten being completely drunk. Holland stated eight. He was asked with being an eight if he believes he should be operating a motor vehicle. Holland stated that he does not believe he should be operating a motor vehicle. Holland agreed to Georgia's Implied Consent for subjects over the age of 21. Holland was transported to Advent Health Gordon, where they retrieved a sample of his blood. Holland was transported to the Gordon County Jail charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license revoked, and failure to maintain lane through. Holland was previously arrested last year in Bartow County for DUI and driving while license revoked - 3rd offense within five years.