(May 14, 2018) - The Cape Coral Police Department made seven DUI arrests between May 8-13, 2018. Below is the information on these arrests:
A CCPD Patrol officer stopped Hurt for speeding at the 800 block of SE 47th Terrace. Contact resulted in a DUI investigation and Hurt’s arrest. Hurt refused a Breathalyzer test. He was transported to the Lee County Jail. BAC%: Refused.
Officers responded to reports of a hit and run crash by a Toyota pickup into a concrete power pole at the 4300 block of Palm Tree Boulevard. Additional callers stated the truck possibly crashed into a home at 4004 SE 1st Court. An officer contacted Steward at this address and observed the damage from hitting the power pole but not the home. A DUI investigation was conducted leading to Steward’s arrest. Steward refused field sobriety exercises and a Breathalyzer test. He was transported to the Lee County Jail. BAC%: Refused.
Officers responded to a crash at the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard and NE Pine Island Road involving Alderman. A DUI investigation was conducted with indications of impairment. Alderman blew .000 & .000 on a Breathalyzer. A DRE (Drug Recognition Expert) officer responded, and his evaluation found Alderman to be impaired by substance(s) other than alcohol. Alderman was transported to the Lee County Jail. BAC%: .000 / .000
A concerned citizen called about Murray’s incoherent behavior at the gas pumps at 714 Burnt Store Road North. An officer arrived and found Murray at the gas pumps in physical control of the car he was driving. A DUI investigation was done and Murray did not do well on the field sobriety exercises, resulting in his arrest. Murray was transported to the Lee County Jail. BAC%: Refused.
Employees of the Dek Bar requested a welfare check on another employee Robert Ledger, who had left intoxicated and very angry. They stated he was driving a white pickup truck. A CCPD Patrol officer observed Ledger in the white pickup failing to stop at a red light and unable to maintain a single lane of travel at the 2600 block of Del Prado Boulevard South. Contact with Ledger resulted in a DUI investigation and his arrest. Ledger was transported to the Lee County Jail. BAC%: .161 / .146
A CCPD Patrol officer conducted a traffic stop for erratic driving at the 1600 block of Embers Parkway. The driver, Janina Butts, showed signs of impairment. A DUI investigation ensued resulting in Butts' arrest. After Butts' registered .000 on a Breathalyzer, a DRE (Drug Recognition Expert) officer responded and his evaluation found Butts to be impaired by a controlled substance. She was transported to the Lee County Jail. BAC%: .000 / .000
Ramos was driving his vehicle under 30 mph on Veterans Memorial Parkway. A welfare check was conducted, and upon stopping Ramos exited the vehicle and vomited. He displayed several indicators of a person being intoxicated. Ramos refused any field sobriety exercises but provided breath results of .000. A DRE (Drug Recognition Expert) officer was at the station and conducted an evaluation showing Ramos to be under the influence of a substance other than alcohol. BAC%: .000 / .000
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