September 29, 2023
Laurie Ann Ashworth

A Villager who admitted sipping gin and tonics has been arrested in an space which has been below site visitors scrutiny.

Laurie Ann Ashworth, 71, of the Village of Monarch Grove, was driving a silver 2017 Lexus RC at 8:41 p.m. Sunday heading south on Marsh Bend Path close to Corbin Path when she was caught on radar touring at 50 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, in line with an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Division. The police division has stepped up enforcement in that space on account of quite a few site visitors complaints of autos exceeding the posted pace restrict.

Throughout a site visitors cease, Ashworth’s “eyes seemed to be bloodshot and glassy, in keeping with being intoxicated.” She had slurred speech and was unsteady on her toes. She admitted she had been ingesting gin and tonics.

The St. Paul, Minn. native struggled by means of subject sobriety workout routines. She refused to offer a breath pattern.

She was arrested on a cost of driving below the affect. She was booked on the Sumter County Detention Heart on $1,000 bond.

In April, a Pennsylvania snowbird was injured when he crashed his Mercedes within the roundabout at Marsh Bend Path and Corbin Path, which is close to the doorway to the Village of McClure.