Marion Smith, 34, was driving a 2007 Chrysler 300 on Nov. 20 when Cobb County officers smelled alcohol on the accused’s breath, according to the warrant, which also stated she had watery and bloodshot eyes.
“(Smith) made several statements about her evening regarding the alcoholic beverages she consumed,” the warrant stated.
“(Smith) admitted to using her cellphone while operating her vehicle on Windy Hill Road and blamed her texting on her phone to be the reason for her traffic violations.”
In Smith’s purse, officers found “a clear plastic straw with a white powder substance and a small plastic bag with a spider printed on the side,” the warrant stated.
It also added that there was also an open Espolon Tequila bottle in her car that was two-thirds full.
Smith tested positive for alcohol, at a .101 rate, when administered an Alco-sensor, and missed six out of six indicators in the field sobriety test, the warrant stated.
Smith was charged with felony possession of cocaine, texting while driving, driving under the influence and failure to maintain a lane.
She was given a $5,000 bond, and released the same day.
— Rachel Gray