“I just want to pee and go home”

“I just want to pee and go home”

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman that could not maintain her lane and slammed into curbs was arrested for DUI early Friday morning. Ocala Police said at approximately 3:10 a.m., an officer saw Cara Lewis make a careless U-Turn at the intersection of U.S. 441 and State Road 40, at which time she began traveling […]

Ocala woman blows .173, Captain Morgan in backseat

Ocala woman blows .173, Captain Morgan in backseat

Ocala, Florida — While traveling eastbound in the 200 block of West State Road 40, Ocala police saw a silver Toyota traveling westbound without its headlights on. After seeing this, Officer William Joedicke conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver, later identified as Taylor Grace, 21, passed several safe places to stop before […]

FHP’s game plan for Super Bowl Sunday

FHP’s game plan for Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Sunday, February 1, many Super Bowl parties will feature pizza, wings, and yes…alcohol. That’s why the Florida Highway Patrol is urging football fans to choose sides before the game: are you drinking OR driving? “Impaired driving is completely preventable,” said Colonel David Brierton, director […]

DUI checkpoint: Don’t roll down your window?

DUI checkpoint: Don’t roll down your window?

Levy County — Many drivers have encountered a DUI checkpoint, and one video, shot in Levy County, Florida, is telling drivers they don’t even have to open their window to roll right through. The video has many asking if it is exercising your rights or keeping drunk drivers from being caught? Attorneys say some law […]

FHP: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over — Call Tow To Go

FHP: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over — Call Tow To Go

The Florida Highway Patrol will be out in full force this New Year’s, looking for drunk drivers. FHP said with all of the services available, there is no excuse for drunk driving. Since its inception in 1998, Tow to Go has safely removed more than 23,000 intoxicated drivers from the roads. The service is designed […]