James K. Murphy
According to The Catoosa County News website based in Ringgold, Georgia, the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department of Catoosa County, Georgia, answered 1,370 calls between October 31 and November 6, 2008. The website lists the number of violations by type for traffic charges during that time period, including misdemeanor and felony charges. Here is the list, taken from www.catoosanews.com:
Failure to report an accident: 1
Failure to yield: 1
Failure to yield to emergency vehicle: 1
Leaving the scene of an accident: 2
No license: 1
No insurance: 2
No registration: 1
No seat belt: 1
Open container: 1
Racing in the street: 1
Suspended registration: 2
Suspended or revoked license: 13
The Catoosa County website also lists and describes arrests made throughout the above-mentioned time period. Among the arrests were traffic violators James Ford, 42, and Tracy Lynn Kellett, 35. According to the site, Ford was arrested on November 1 and charged with 2nd offense DUI and driving on a suspended license, among other charges. Kellet was arrested the following day for leaving the scene of an accident, failing to yield, and driving with a suspended license, with at least one other non-traffic-related charge.
Traffic violations can be serious matters. If you have been injured in a car accident by a driver who was at-fault and faced charges, you may wish to consider claiming compensation for your injuries. Feel free to call us at Murphy Law Firm for free answers to any questions you may have about your accident and how to proceed. 770-577-3020.
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