Dalton woman found DUI after getting vehicle stuck in mud while traveling to gas station
According to a Whitfield County Sheriff's Office incident report, on October 10th, 2020, Deputies were dispatched to the area of Ashton Lane and Kingsport Drive in reference to a vehicle being stuck in the mud off the roadway. Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with a Black Kia Soul displaying. The vehicle was still partially in the roadway while the driver, Mya Beck, 21 of Dalton, and passengers were attempting to get it out of the mud. Beck advised the deputy she was pulled over because she didn't feel like she was okay to drive to the gas station. Beck advised she had nothing to eat all day and drank 2 12 oz Seagram's mixed drinks. Beck was slurring her words, could not stand up straight, had to lean against the vehicle to maintain her balance, and was stumbling while trying to walk. Beck agreed to perform wild sobriety testing to obtain if she was impaired at the time she was driving the vehicle. During the test, Beck could not stay in the start position, was using arms for balance while in the start position, and only attempted to take one step while losing her balance advising that she could not do it. During the One Leg Stand Test, the deputy had to stop the test 20 seconds into the test due to Beck placing her foot down three times to maintain to keep from falling over. Beck was placed under arrest for Driving Under the Influence. Beck declined to provide a sample of her blood. Beck was cited for failure to maintain lane and driving under the influence of drugs less safe.