September 29, 2023
Stacy Duroe Fitzgerald

A Villager has been jailed with out bond after her third drunk driving arrest inside a yr.

Stacy Duroe Fitzgerald, 61, of the Village of Piedmont, was booked Thursday afternoon on the Marion County Jail on a Sumter County warrant charging her with violating her probation in a drunk driving case from earlier this yr. She had been launched Wednesday afternoon from the Sumter County Detention Heart following her arrest on a cost of driving below the affect after she was discovered with a carton of merlot in her Yamaha golf cart on El Camino Actual. Her most-recent arrest is taken into account a violation of her earlier probation.

In Could, she had been positioned on probation as the results of her arrest this previous January after her automobile sustained a flat tire and was blocking site visitors at Buena Vista Boulevard and Parr Drive. An investigation led to the invention of vodka bottles in her automobile. She supplied two breath samples that every measured .305 blood alcohol content material. She later misplaced her driver’s license for six months, was positioned on probation for one yr and was ordered to carry out 80 hours of neighborhood service.

A second DUI case continues to be pending in Lake County. In that incident in August 2022, she crashed right into a small tree, a carport hooked up to a residence and a parked automotive at a house within the 800 block of Sharon Drive on the Historic Facet of The Villages. Fitzgerald was “severely intoxicated” and brought to a neighborhood hospital fairly than being instantly arrested. Assessments later confirmed Fitzgerald had a blood alcohol content material degree of .380, which the investigator famous was almost “poisonous.” Vodka bottles had been present in her automotive.