Subject Arrested for DUI
On October 19, 2022 a deputy was on routine patrol on I385 southbound when he observed a vehicle
driving recklessly. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop, however the driver continued, exiting the interstate and continuing into Laurens where he eventually stopped on South Harper Street Extension. The subject was identified as Robert Darnell Martin Jr. and the deputy discovered that Martin had a juvenile in the vehicle with him during this incident. Subject stated he had been drinking. Marijuana, multiple open beer cans, and an open liquor bottle were observed in the vehicle.
Robert Martin Jr. was arrested and charged with DUI, Driving Under Suspension (License Suspended for DUI) 2nd Offense, Failure to Stop for Blue Lights, Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child, Simple Possession of Marijuana, Open Container, and Transport of Liquor with Broken Seal.
“I am glad for the arrest of this violator. There were no injuries or damage to the vehicles involved and I’m thankful for the safe conclusion of this incident.” – Sheriff Don Reynolds