Boozing Councilwoman Cleta Winslow says she ain’t guilty!
From Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atlanta City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow was a no-show at the news conference that her lawyers called for Thursday afternoon so she could speak to her constituents after being charged with driving drunk earlier in the week.
She had a scheduled budget meeting and needed to stay at City Hall, her lawyers explained.
So her attorneys spoke for her, saying the city councilwoman would plead not guilty to several charges filed after she was stopped by an Atlanta police officer who reported that she ran a stop sign and a red light, drove on the wrong side of the road and was weaving.
“She actively and eagerly awaits the resolution of this case,” attorney Antavius Weems said.
There were explanations for some of the notations in the officer’s report.
“The cars parked on the side of the street may have distracted her,” Weems said.
While her case moves through the courts, Winslow will appeal the administrative suspension of her license because she refused to take a field sobriety test, ….MORE