A member of the leasing crew at The Lofts at Brownwood was arrested on Independence Day on a drunk driving cost.
Jeremy Powell, 29, who lives in The Villages, was on the wheel of a black Kia with Illinois license plates at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday on State Highway 25 when he was captured on radar driving 57 miles per hour in a 50 mph zone, based on an arrest report from the Fruitland Park Police Division. Throughout a visitors cease, a police officer suspected Powell had been ingesting and noticed an open 12-pack of Modelo beer in his automotive. There was additionally a cartridge containing Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC.)
Powell admitted he had consumed “three beers,” the report mentioned. He struggled by means of subject sobriety workouts and offered breath samples that registered .105 and .099 blood alcohol content material.
He was arrested on fees of driving underneath the affect, possession of THC and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked on the Lake County Jail and launched after posting $3,000 bond.
In response to his profile on The Villages web site, Powell was born in Wauconda, Ailing., a city made well-known within the “Blues Brothers” motion pictures.
“He first visited Florida to go to his grandparents, who moved right here in 1998. Whereas they claimed the transfer was in favor of a hotter local weather, Jeremy understood at a younger age that local weather was solely a small a part of this excellent new hometown known as The Villages. He’s grateful that his grandparents had been in a position to pursue not solely the issues they loved collectively, however their particular person pursuits as properly,” his bio states on The Villages’ website.