Former Senate candidate Roy Moore’s attorney was arrested Wednesday night for charges of driving under the influence and for possessing drugs.
Trenton Roger Garmon, 39, was booked into the Etowah County Jail around 8 p.m., according to jail records. He was arrested by Gadsden police and charged with driving under the influence of controlled substances, second-degree possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.
Court records do not yet reflect the charges.
Garmon, who worked as an attorney for Moore during his failed campaign bid for the U.S. senate last year, is being held in the county jail on bonds totaling $3,000.
According to a lawsuit filed in January, Garmon sued the Alabama Department of Public Safety after the department suspended his driver’s license. In Garmon’s affidavit in that case, he calls himself a “safe and competent driver” and said his last fault wreck was in 2003 when he backed into another car in a bank drive through lane. Garmon said in the document that he has never injured anyone in a wreck.
Garmon said in that affidavit he was arrested in April 2018 and charged with driving under the influence in Pinellas County, Florida, while he was “literally