(October 28, 2016)-  A second arrest has been made regarding a fatal crash on Pine Island Road that occurred in April.

Last week Cape Coral Police arrested the driver of Vehicle 1, Michael Getts, for DUI Manslaughter (among other charges).  Today at 3:54 PM, the driver of Vehicle 2, Francis Paulette III, 21 of North Fort Myers, was charged with Driving Under the Influence having a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) over 0.150.

The investigation determined that Paulette did not contribute or cause the traffic crash (his vehicle was struck by Vehicle 1).  During the investigation it was determined that Paulette had a medical blood alcohol content of 0.203 at the time of the traffic crash. Paulette met with Major Crash Investigator M.Cpl. Satterlee today, was issued a criminal court date (Notice to Appear), and released.  The State Attorney's Office was notified and approved of this course of action.


ARRESTED: Francis George Paulette III, B/M, DOB: 5-15-1996, of North Fort Myers, FL.
CHARGES: Driving Under the Influence with BAC 0.150 or Higher
CR#: 16-005869

Link to previous news release is below:

DUI Arrest Made Related to Past Fatal Traffic Crash


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