Johnson, Cherie Monay
Date of Booking:
Reason(s) For Booking:
DRIVING W/LIC SUSP OR REV- 1ST OFFENSE
SPEEDING 15 MPH TO 18 MPH
NO PROOF OF INSURANCE
EXPIRED TAG/NO TAG
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On September 28th, 2022, around 0621 hours, I was conducting RADAR near Highway 84 and Leroy Coffer when I observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed approaching Eastbound. The vehicle was a blue Mazda CX-7, bearing the tag of GA- [REDACTED]. Once I observed the vehicle approaching at a high rate of speed, I proceeded to look up at my RADAR and noticed it showed a speed of 62 mile per hour for the approaching vehicle in my rear.
I proceeded to get behind the vehicle and conduct a traffic stop and upon the vehicle coming to a stop, I approached the driver side door, advised the driver (Cherie Johnson), why I stopped her and asked for her license. Ms. Johnson said she didnt realize the speed was 45 mile per hour and that she did not have her license on her. At that time I asked Ms. Johnson to write down her name and date of birth so I could run her information through the GCIC database.
Upon running the vehicle, it returned back through GCIC with a expired tag and no insurance. I then ran the driver and it returned through GCIC as a suspended license for a misdemeanor (FTA). At that time I reapproached the vehicle and asked Ms. Johnson to step out, I advised her she was being arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Ms. Johnson was handcuffed (double-locked and checked for fit), searched, and placed in the rear of my patrol car (searched prior to using). Ms. Johnson was given the opportunity to buy insurance for her vehicle to prevent the vehicle from being towed. Once Ms. johnson was able to get insurance on the vehicle, a licensed driver picked it up.
Ms. Johnson was transported to the jail while she awaited processing. Ms. Johnson was given her citations and a court date of November 3, 2022 at 0900 hours.
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