Alpharetta Councilman Arrested for DUI

Accoring to an article on the ajc.com website, Alpharetta city councilman Michael Cross was arrested for DUI Saturday night after another driver called in his vehicle for weaving. Cross, 38, has served on Alpharetta's city council since 2011 after serving on various other positions within the city.

According to the story, an officer spotted Cross near Willis road when he was stopped. There are allegations that a child was also unrestrained in the backseat of the vehicle. Cross allegedly refused all sobriety testing.

If true, Cross faces a 1 year suspension of his Georgia driver's license for refusing the state chemical test. Additionally, Cross faces mandatory probation, jail and other requriements of probation if convicted of DUI. Those facing DUI charges in the City of Alpharetta Municipal Court have the right to transfer their case to Fulton County for trial, since the charges are misdemeanors in Georgia.

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