September 29, 2023
Janice Jackson Tate

A Villager who was bare from the waist down when she was arrested on a drunk driving cost will depend on the general public defender’s workplace for illustration.

Janice Jackson Tate, 68, was driving a white 2006 Toyota Solara at about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 when she bumped into the curb close to the Manatee Recreation Middle.

An arraignment in Sumter County Court docket is about for Oct. 11 in Sumter County Court docket. A doc filed in courtroom signifies she is in search of the illustration of the general public defender’s workplace and that she has no earnings.

On the day of her arrest, Tate’s automobile had injury to the front-end bumper, undercarriage and driver’s aspect tire, in accordance with an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriffs’s Workplace. A deputy ran the license plate and located that the automobile was registered to Tate’s husband.

She was discovered contained in the recreation enter, “staggering and unable to take care of stability and carrying no clothes from the waist down,” in accordance with the arrest report. The Memphis native, who lives close by at 1721 Merry Highway, stated she was heading house when one other automobile drove towards her. She claimed she swerved to keep away from a collision.

The Villages Public Security Division was referred to as to the scene and checked her important indicators. They have been inside regular parameters. EMS personnel supplied Tate with a sheet, since she was unclothed from the waist down.

Throughout area sobriety workouts, Tate raised her leg in a martial arts stance, which was not in accordance with the directions she had been given. She supplied breath samples that registered .275 and .280 blood alcohol content material.