September 29, 2023
Allen Burdette Russell

An Iowa retiree who misplaced his license because of a golf cart drunk driving arrest has landed again earlier than bars when he was caught driving once more.

Allen Burdette Russell, 64, was arrested Saturday by Fruitland Park police on a 3rd diploma felony cost of driving whereas license suspended. He was booked on the Lake County Jail on $10,000 bond.

Russell had initially been arrested Aug. 3 after a beige Yamaha golf cart was noticed heading north parallel to U.S. Hwy. 27/441, in response to an arrest report from the Girl Lake Police Division. A visitors cease was initiated at Low cost Tobacco.

“The overwhelming aroma of alcohol was emitting from Russell’s particular person,” the officer wrote within the arrest report.

Russell later admitted he had consumed six pictures of gin and a “couple of beers,” the report stated. He practically fell over throughout subject sobriety workout routines and refused to offer a breath pattern. A pc examine revealed his license was suspended in 2018. Russell was arrested on expenses of driving underneath the affect and driving whereas license suspended. He additionally obtained a verbal warning for driving an unregistered car.

He was jailed once more after that arrest when he skipped a courtroom date.