Felony DUI Sentence

A Felony DUI case from last December went before Judge Don Hocker last week in Laurens County General Sessions Court. 48-year-old Ralph Paul Simmons III of 156 Fishing Village lane, Waterloo, pled guilty to Felony Driving under the Influence with Great Bodily. He had been arrested last December 27th and charged with that offense from a collision on December 23rd that caused great bodily injury to a victim on Riverfork Road in the Waterloo area.

Judge Hocker sentenced Mr. Simmons to Six Years in the State Department of Corrections, with credit given for 78 days already spent in jail.