Police & Fire

Police Log: Multiple alcohol-related arrests

Friday, May 24

Vehicular Pursuit, DUI

Deputies were informed of an intoxicated driver in a grey heavy-duty Dodge truck leaving a parking lot and heading towards Old Highway 40. According to dispatch, the driver had been seen stumbling around a store and nearly hit a pedestrian in the parking lot while leaving. The truck was reported to be driving erratically, crossing into oncoming traffic lanes. Deputies located the vehicle traveling southbound on Old Highway 40 and attempted a traffic stop. The driver fled, continuing down Old Highway 40. A successful PIT maneuver was executed before reaching Highway SR-248, ending the pursuit.

Monday, May 27


During a traffic stop on Newpark Boulevard, deputies suspected the driver might be impaired. Following a DUI investigation, the driver was arrested and taken to the SCSO Jail.

Tuesday, May 28


An attempt to locate alert was broadcasted for a potentially impaired driver traveling on Highway SR-224. A traffic stop was conducted, and upon interacting with the driver deputies observed clear signs of intoxication, including the male driver exiting his vehicle before putting the car in park. The driver was arrested for a DUI and carrying a deadly weapon while intoxicated.

Friday, May 31

Hit and Run, DUI

Deputies responded to a report of a hit and run incident on the second exit on highway SR-40. The victim provided the deputies with information regarding the vehicle that fled the scene and deputies were able to locate the car and the driver. Field sobriety test were conducted and the offender was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked at the Summit County Jail.

Saturday, June 1

Public Intoxication, Trespassing

Deputies responded to reports of a male individual yelling at people near the Transit Center on Landmark Drive. Deputies located the individual and determined he was unsafe to himself and others due to his level of intoxication and was trespassed from the property. Subject was arrested and booked to the Summit County Jail.

Sunday, June 2


Deputies noticed a vehicle traveling on Highway SR-248 with no rear license plate and initiated a traffic stop. Deputies observed a strong odor of alcohol on the driver upon contact, and the driver was asked to perform field sobriety tests to which he performed poorly on. Deputies arrested the driver who was transported to the Summit County jail without incident.

Wednesday, June 5

Missing Person

Deputies responded to a report that an elderly person with advanced dementia had walked away from a campground inside of the Rockport State Park. Deputies responded and requested assistance from Sear and Rescue, Mounted Patrol, and the Drone Team. The missing individual was eventually located in good health.

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