September 29, 2023
Edward John Baydowicz

A Villager has been charged with driving underneath the affect in reference to a 2022 golf cart crash at Laurel Manor Skilled Plaza.

Edward John Baydowicz Jr. 73, of the Escandido Villas, was arrested Wednesday on a Sumter County warrant charging him with DUI. He was booked on the Sumter County Detention Heart and launched after posting $1,000 bond.

The New York native had been driving a 2012 Columbia ParCar golf cart on the night time of Feb. 27, 2022, when he hit an island within the parking zone and bumped into some shrubbery, based on an arrest report from the Florida Freeway Patrol. He was thrown from the golf cart and landed within the parking zone. He was transported by ambulance to Ocala Regional Medical Heart.

When he was interviewed by a trooper on the hospital, Baydowicz claimed he didn’t keep in mind something concerning the accident. FHP went by means of the lengthy strategy of acquiring a subpoena for Baydowicz’s medical information which confirmed he had a blood alcohol degree of .163.

There have been a number of back-and-forth communications between the trooper and the hospital, searching for “clarification” for the necessity for the medical information. Finally, a warrant was issued for Baydowicz’s arrest.