September 30, 2023
Marion Notaro

A Villager with a bottle of vodka in a Publix bag was arrested on a drunk driving cost when she was discovered within the parking zone of an area health club.

A caller contacted the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace late Saturday night time to report seeing “an aged feminine stumbling to her automobile” parked at Anytime Health on State Street 44, in response to an arrest report.

A deputy discovered 72-year-old Marion Notaro of the Ellie Villas within the Village of Chitty Chatty slumped over on the wheel of her automobile. It appeared the Queens, N.Y. native had been ingesting. Her “speech was slurred and considerably incoherent.” She additionally used a patrol automobile to “brace herself.”

She struggled by area sobriety workout routines. She offered a single breath pattern that measured .190 blood alcohol content material. She offered two extra breath samples, however was “unable to supply satisfactory samples of her breath.”

Throughout a listing of her automobile, a half empty 750ml bottle of Smirnoff vodka was discovered inside a blue bag “wrapped up in a Publix procuring bag.”

She was arrested on a cost of driving beneath the affect and booked on the Sumter County Detention Heart. Bond was set at $750. She was additionally issued citations for refusal to undergo a breath take a look at and possession of an open container.