Video released of Congressional candidate convicted of DUI


DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – The Democratic congressional candidate who was found guilty this week of D-U-I is in the Whitfield county jail today awaiting a sentencing hearing.

In a 2 hour video and related audio recordings, Steven Lamar Foster’s arrest was presented to the jury that convicted him after deliberating for 15 minutes.

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The video shows Foster at times speaking to the officers in Spanish and blaming Gulf War Syndrome on the use of uranium in weapons in the First Gulf War , and other statements.

Foster is running against Republican incumbent Tom Graves for the 14th Congressional District seat.

Foster was arrested for DUI, a misdemeanor, by the Dalton Police Department on Sept. 23, 2017.