THE HEAD OF LAFAYETTE’S WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT, JIM SPEIR, WAS ARRESTED ON CHARGES INCLUDING DUI AND HIT-AND-RUN, FOLLOWING A WRECK IN FORT OGLETHORPE.
   

THE POLICE REPORT STATES THAT SPEIR’S PICKUP TRUCK REAR-ENDED ANOTHER VEHICLE ON LAFAYETTE ROAD IN FORT OGLETHORPE, ON THE EVENING OF JANUARY 28th.   HE WAS LATER STOPPED BY POLICE.  A BREATHALYZER TEST PUT SPEIR’S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL AT 0.069 PERCENT.  
   

NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST THE CITY OFFICIAL UNLESS HE IS CONVICTED ON THE CHARGES… ACCORDING TO LAFAYETTE MAYOR NEAL FLORENCE.