September 28, 2023
Juan Mendez Romero

A blood draw was take from a Guatemalan driver suspected of drunk driving when he was being evaluated at UF Well being-The Villages Hospital freestanding Emergency Room at Brownwood.

Juan Dionicio Romero Mendez, 22, of Summerfield, was driving a white Chrysler Sebring at 9:22 p.m. Monday on U.S. 301 when the car was noticed slowing down and rushing up, in line with an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace.

A bilingual deputy was known as to the scene of a site visitors cease, because of a language barrier. It appeared the native of Guatemala had been consuming. It was decided he doesn’t have a driver’s license.

Romero Mendez nearly fell over throughout area sobriety workout routines. He was taken to the Brownwood ER for a medical analysis and whereas there, he agreed to a blood draw. He additionally offered breath samples that registered .125 and .120 blood alcohol content material.

Romero Mendez was arrested on expenses of driving below the affect and driving with no license. He was booked on the Sumter County Detention Middle on $1,500 bond.