A Lake Sumter Residence Properties resident was arrested on a drunk driving cost after leaving work at about midnight.
Sumter County sheriff’s deputies responded at 6:40 a.m. Saturday to a reckless driving criticism concerning an eastbound car on County Street 466 close to Morse Boulevard.
A deputy noticed a four-door Acura that was swerving. The deputy’s patrol automotive was behind the Acura when the motive force put it in reverse and commenced backing towards the squad automotive. The feminine deputy mentioned she needed to open her door and yell on the driver to cease.
The motive force was recognized as 37-year-old Aaron Barry Copeland, who lives on the new house complicated on County Street 466 at Cherry Lake Street in Woman Lake. A verify revealed he had a legitimate Maryland driver’s license.
Previous to subject sobriety workouts, Copeland indicated he is likely to be diabetic. A Sumter County American Medical Response ambulance responded to the scene of the visitors cease and checked Copeland’s blood sugar, which seemed to be regular. The Asbury Park, N.J. native indicated he had gotten off work at midnight. He had “pink, watery eyes” and the deputy “may scent the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his individual,” in line with the arrest report.
He failed subject sobriety workouts and supplied breath samples that measured .130 and .129 blood alcohol content material.
Throughout a listing of his car, a bag containing 4 grams of heroin was discovered within the glovebox. As he was being booked on the Sumter County Detention Heart, he was requested if he was in possession of any contraband. He mentioned he was not.
As he was eradicating his socks, a transparent bag containing small rocks of cocaine fell to the bottom.
He was booked on the jail on fees of driving underneath the affect, heroin trafficking, possession of cocaine and trying to smuggle contraband right into a detention facility. He was booked on $30,000 bond.