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Deputies arrested a 24-year-old Rockmart man after he drove 105 miles per hour while driving under the influence of alcohol and marijuana on Dec. 30, Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports state.
Deputies saw Justin Clayton Little heading south on Hwy. 27 toward Summerville driving at a dangerous rate of speed. As Little approached the city limits of Summerville, he changed lanes and attempted to hide in the congested traffic. Deputy Chris Clark was able to pull in front of Little’s vehicle and block him from driving any further.
Deputy Clark made contact with Little and could smell alcohol on his breath. Little said he had just left Walmart and was going home to 4th Street in Summerville. He said he had been drinking earlier and had consumed, “a couple of beers” as well as marijuana. Deputies also found an open container of alcohol in Little’s vehicle.
Little is charged with driving under the influence of multiple substances, failure to maintain lane, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer for a felony offense, open container, reckless driving, speeding and four counts of other traffic offenses.