September 29, 2023
Alan Salvador Arzu

A Village of Bridgeport at Lake Miona resident has indicated he needs to “repent” after a latest drunk driving arrest.

Alan Salvador Arzu, 50, who lives at 1966 Hartford Path, was arrested July 22 at Pinellas Plaza on fees of driving beneath the affect, driving whereas license suspended, resisting arrest and refusal to signal a quotation. He stays free on $3,000 bond.

Since his arrest, Arzu has despatched some weird letters to the Sumter County Clerk of the Circuit Court docket.

Final month, he despatched the court docket clerk a doc he had titled, “Discover of and Repentance of Sins for Trigger.”

Within the letter filed in court docket this week, Arzu recognized himself as “a sentient ethical being” and stated he had “examined the trail my toes are on and have concluded I’ve dishonored many.”

Arzu additionally despatched the court docket clerk at “Non-negotiable Discover of Acceptance.” Within the letter he requested “discharge” from the case.

“I request you shut the account and challenge the Order of the Court docket to me instantly,” he wrote.

On the time of his arrest, Arzu recognized himself as a “personal civilian” and questioned the deputy’s “jurisdiction.” Arzu repeatedly refused to step out of his car. Two deputies “escorted” him out of the pickup and positioned him in handcuffs. It appeared Arzu had been consuming, however he refused to take part in subject sobriety workout routines and wouldn’t submit a breath pattern. He additionally refused to signal a quotation. It was decided he was driving on a suspended license.

He’s due again in court docket for a pre-trial listening to on Sept. 26.