September 30, 2023
Michael Wade Arnette

A driver labeled as a routine offender was taken into custody at gunpoint after buzzing by a police officer by the aspect of the street answering an unrelated name for service.

Michael Wade Arnette, 39, of Fruitland Park, was driving a white Toyota Prius at about 10 p.m. Tuesday when he failed to maneuver over for the officer, in accordance with an arrest report from the Fruitland Park Police Division.

The officer started to pursue the Prius, however the driver continued onward and handed a number of protected areas the place the car might have stopped, the report mentioned. The officer famous the car “was swaying backwards and forwards” and it appeared a person and a lady have been swapping locations within the car.

When the car lastly pulled over, the officer drew his firearm and ordered the car’s occupants to make their arms seen. Arnette was handcuffed and put at the back of the officer’s patrol automobile.

The officer discovered that Arnette’s license has been suspended and he has been labeled a routine offender. He has had 12 convictions for driving whereas license suspended.

He was arrested on prices of driving whereas license suspended and resisting arrest. He was booked on the Lake County Jail on $22,000 bond.