September 24, 2023
Andrea Lee Feeney

A rushing Villager in a BMW was jailed after driving in defiance of a latest sentence for drunk driving.

Andrea Lee Feeney, 68, of the Village of Lake Deaton, was on the wheel of a white BMW X3 when she was driving on County Highway 156 “at a excessive fee of velocity,” in keeping with an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Division. A radar verify confirmed she was touring at 50 miles per hour in a 25 mph zone.

Throughout a visitors cease, Feeney mentioned she had been at her first probation appointment and she or he bought misplaced. She claimed she had been knowledgeable she might drive for the appointment.

Final month, Feeney was positioned on probation for one yr and her driver’s license was suspended for one yr after she pleaded no contest to a cost of driving beneath the affect.

The officer who stopped Feeney for rushing contacted Feeney’s probation officer who mentioned that Feeney is just not allowed to drive, together with a prohibition on driving to probation appointments.

Feeney was arrested on a cost of driving whereas license suspended. As a result of the arrest was thought of a violation of her probation, she was booked with out bond on the Sumter County Detention Heart. She was issued a written warning for rushing.

Feeney had been arrested on the DUI cost on April 5 because of a crash which occurred at The Villages Golf Vehicles on West Torch Lake Drive at Brownwood. Bystanders referred to as 911 after Feeney’s blue 2021 BMW sport utility car strayed from her lane and struck three golf carts parked exterior the golf cart retailer. She was nonetheless seated within the BMW when officers arrived on the scene. It appeared she had been ingesting. She was transported to UF Well being-The Villages Hospital freestanding Emergency Room clinic at Brownwood for a medical analysis. Feeney admitted she had been ingesting and mentioned she had, “One sangria, two margaritas, I requested them to make them weak.” She refused to offer a breath pattern.