Brooks County judge arrested for DUI

Brooks County judge arrested for DUI

LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) - A south Georgia judge is facing a DUI charge.

Brooks County State Court Judge William Folsom was arrested around 7 p.m. last night after an accident on Shiloh Road in Lowndes County.

The judge was not at fault.

A car driven by Martine Leong hit Folsom's car from behind as he slowed to turn.

The investigating trooper noticed Folsom seemed impaired.

According to the report, Folsom admitted drinking a glass and a half of wine and taking prescription medicine.

A breathalyzer showed his blood alcohol level at .09.

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