September 29, 2023
Jeffrey Lee Walker

A beer ingesting driver was arrested on a cost of driving beneath the affect on the Okahumpka Service Plaza on the Florida Turnpike.

Jeffrey Lee Walker, 60, of Leesburg, was driving a white Cadillac at about 45 miles per hour at 8:20 p.m. Monday when his gradual velocity attracted the eye of a trooper on patrol, based on an arrest report from the Florida Freeway Patrol. The Cadillac was touring so slowly that a number of different autos have been passing it.

Throughout a visitors cease close to Mile Marker 296, it appeared Walker had been ingesting. An unopened bottle of Corona beer was noticed on the entrance passenger floorboard of his Cadillac. Walker stated he was heading house to Leesburg. He was unable to offer proof of insurance coverage. He claimed he’d consumed a single Busch Mild beer.

The trooper and Walker relocated to the Okahumpa Service Plaza to offer a secure place for Walker to take part in area sobriety workout routines. His poor efficiency within the workout routines led the trooper to conclude that Walker was impaired. He refused to offer a breath a pattern.

He was arrested on a cost of DUI and booked on the Sumter County Detention Heart. He was launched after posting $1,000 bond.