Zachary Robert Allen ,the son of Columbus Councilor Gary Allen ,was arrested by Columbus police last night and charged with driving under the influence and failure to maintain his lane.
According to a Columbus police arrest report, Allen was driving southbound in the inside left turn lane on Veterans Parkway. When he tried to make a left turn onto Manchester Expressway, he moved partially into the outside left turn, forcing a police cruiser to swerve out of his way.
The officer stopped Allen on Manchester Expressway at the intersection of Hamilton Road and noticed that his eyes were glassy.
Allen told police he had not been drinking.
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He registered at .10 on the Alcosensor test and was arrested for DUI and read his Georgia Implied Consent Rights.
He was transported to the jail, where he registered a .082 percent on the Intox 5000 test.
He was scheduled to appear in Recorder's Court today at 8 a.m., but he was not required to show up. The case was bound over to State Court.