A PepperTree Flats man was arrested after allegedly mendacity about his id when he was pulled over for dashing.
Todd Lewis Fitzgerald, 38, was driving a grey Subaru SUV at 9:35 a.m. Aug. 25 when he was caught on radar touring at 60 miles per hour in a forty five mph zone, in keeping with an arrest report from the Fruitland Park Police Division.
In the course of the subsequent site visitors cease, Fitzgerald, who was arrested in 2021 with fentanyl within the Village of Fenney, gave police a false title. He additionally claimed he had a license in Virginia, however that didn’t try.
He admitted his true id and revealed he had beforehand been arrested for driving whereas license suspended.
The officer confirmed that Fitzgerald’s license was suspended and he has been categorized a ordinary site visitors offender. The officer additionally discovered that the New York native has six earlier convictions for driving whereas license suspended.
He was arrested on costs of driving whereas license suspended and offering false data to a legislation enforcement officer. He was taken into custody and booked on the Lake County Jail and launched after posting $6,000 bond.
Fitzgerald had been arrested in 2020 on the Walmart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages. He has a protracted historical past of arrests, together with in 2015 when he was residing in The Villages and violated his probation.