Dekalb Fireman Keeps His Job After Pleading Guilty to DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 07, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dekalb fireman is still employed while an internal investigation is being completed after a guilty plea to driving under the influence.

The fireman was sentenced to serve 12 months probation, perform 64 hours of community service, enroll in an alcohol treatment program, and pay a $961 fine.  He also had his driver's license suspended.

Dekalb Police stopped the suspect and a breathalyzer test showed his Blood Alcohol Level was .208.  The legal limit in Georgia is .08.  He was charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane, and failure to dim headlights.  He was not on duty at the time of his arrest.

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