September 28, 2023
Maria Carmen Williams

A drunk driving suspect who crashed in Could in a roundabout in The Villages, finds herself again behind bars after climbing again behind the wheel.

Maria Carmen Williams, 30, of Woman Lake, is being held with out bond on the Sumter County Jail, following her switch from the Lake County Jail.

Williams was driving a GMC utility automobile at about 9:30 p.m. Could 12 within the roundabout at Morse Boulevard and Stillwater Path when she collided with a 2013 Lexus utility automobile, in response to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace. It appeared Williams had been consuming. She claimed she’d had a single glass of champagne at about 2 p.m. that day. Williams carried out poorly in area sobriety workout routines. She refused to supply a breath pattern. She was arrested on prices of driving below the affect and refusal to undergo a breath check. She was launched on $2,000 bond.

Whereas she was free on bond, Williams was arrested once more. She was again behind the wheel of her GMC utility automobile on June 3 when she was pulled over by a Fruitland Park police officer. Throughout a visitors cease, she admitted her license had been suspended because of the DUI arrest. Williams claimed she had been instructed by her lawyer that she might drive for “as much as 30 days.” The police officer defined that she was not allowed to drive on a suspended license. She was ticketed and her automobile was towed from the scene. She was not taken into custody at the moment.

Nevertheless, on June 20 a movement was fired by the prosecutor’s workplace to revoke Williams’ bond. That led to her arrest on June 23 in Lake County.