DUI leads to underage drinking, drug arrests in Milton



MILTON, Ga. – An alleged DUI driver, who nearly hit a police officer’s car, lead to a house party with underage drinking Dec. 17.

The officer reported he was on patrol on Bethany Bend nearing Bethany Church Road when a Jeep quickly turned onto Bethany Bend, nearly hitting the cruiser. The Jeep was pulled over and the officer spoke with the driver, Taylor Andrew Stubbs, 20, of Southfield Place, Milton.

Stubbs said he was headed to help a friend who had broken down near Cambridge High School. The officer reported smelling alcohol on Stubbs’ breath. He said he had been over at a friend’s home on Laurel Oaks Lane and the Jeep was registered to the homeowner. Stubbs had his license suspended for failure to appear at court.

Stubbs allegedly admitted to drinking at his friend’s home along with several other people.

He was arrested for failure to yield, failure to carry a license, driving while suspended, underage drinking and DUI.

Afterward, the officers went to the Laurel Oaks Lane home to check up on Stubbs’ claims there was a party there.

The homeowner came to the door and said she had been asleep. When told there may be underage drinking in the home, she let police investigate. Inside, they found evidence of drinking in the basement and more in the son’s bedroom.

Officers reported drug activity as well, including “numerous plastic bottles” that had been converted into makeshift pipes.

Jesse Mason, 19, of Laurel Oaks Lane, was arrested for possession of marijuana, underage drinking and possession of drug-related paraphernalia. Christian Bryant Holmes, 20, of Hopewell Road, Alpharetta, was arrested for underage drinking.

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