September 29, 2023
Joshua Frederik DeJong

A Michigan man was arrested after making a gas cease off Interstate 75 at Wildwood.

Joshua Frederik DeJong, 31, of Grand Rapids, Mich. was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu at 11:20 p.m. Thursday when he left the Pilot fuel station car parking zone and a Sumter County sheriff’s deputy seen his automobile didn’t have a license plate.

Throughout a site visitors cease, DeJong defined that the license plate was at a tow yard in Tennessee. He didn’t have a driver’s license, registration or proof of insurance coverage, however handed the deputy a Knox Space Rescue Ministries identification card. DeJong admitted his driver’s license was “probably suspended.” A test revealed his Michigan driver’s license had been revoked.

Throughout a listing previous to towing, a glass pipe with the residue of marijuana was discovered within the automobile’s middle console.

DeJong was arrested on fees of driving whereas license suspended and possession of drug tools. He was taken into custody and booked on the Sumter County Detention Middle.