Jaywalking Mom Arrested on Eluding Police Charge

The Cobb woman accused of vehicular homicide in the 2010 death of her son as he crossed Austell Road now faces four unrelated misdemeanor charges.

, who came into the national spotlight after , was arrested Friday by on four unrelated charges.

The Marietta resident was taken into custody in the 200 block of Giibbs Street, jail records show. The four charges, all misdemeanors, are fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, affixing of materials which reduce light transmission through windows or windshield, speeding, and expired/no tag.

She made her $1,300 bond Saturday, records show.

Patch has contacted Cobb police about the arrest and will provide further details when they are available.

The attorney who represented her in her son's death, , said he was unaware of Friday's arrest and is only handling the case involving her son.

On April 10, 2010, Nelson was crossing a darkened five-lane part of Austell Road with her son, A.J., and her two daughters a third of a mile from the nearest crosswalk.

by Jerry Guy. Guy served six months of his five-year sentence in jail and was released on Oct. 29, 2010.

Nelson  of second-degree vehicular homicide, reckless conduct and crossing a roadway outside a crosswalk, all misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in jail each.

Cobb State Court Judge Kathryn Tanksley , then gave her the option to have a retrial.  but has since sought a  with Sadow, who took the case after her sentencing.

Tanksley  but , meaning Nelson could get two years in jail if convicted again.

The retrial, initially scheduled for last November, is on hold .

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