Man arrested for 6th offense of suspended license...
DeKalb County authorities have charged a Gainesboro man with 6th offense of driving on a suspended license.
Sheriff Patrick Ray says 27-year-old Terry Whittaker, Jr. is also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and for improper passing. Ray says on Monday, March 2, a sheriff's detective spotted a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 70 east near Smithville and observed it violate a no passing zone.
A computer check confirmed that Whittaker has a suspended license for failure to pay fines due to a traffic violation, Whittaker also has five other driving while license suspended charges and convictions on his record. During a search of the vehicle, the detective found two hypodermic needles that Whittaker said he used for Subutex. Whittaker was placed under arrest. His bond is $15,000 and he will be in court March 26.