Spalding Co. Commissioner Don Hawbaker arrested for DUI

Hawbaker mugshot

Mugshot courtesy of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.


Spalding County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairman Don Hawbaker was on Monday evening arrested in Fayette County on a charge of driving under the influence.

Hawbaker was arrested by the Peachtree City Police Department and booked into the Fayette County Jail at approximately 6:30 p.m.

His bond was set at $3,520.

Hawbaker, who represents District 5, began his first term on the Spalding County Board of Commissioners on Jan. 1, 2015. His current term will expire Dec. 31, 2022.

The GRIP will follow this story and report additional information as it becomes available.


  1. Bruce Penn says:

    Was commissioner Hawbaker not in attendance at County meeting Monday night or had it been cancelled?
    Pretty important meeting wasn’t it.
    Basically voting on a tax increase weren’t they.

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