A lady who flipped a golf cart in The Villages was capable of escape conviction on a drunk driving cost.
Final week in Sumter County Court docket, 53-year-old Desiree Lynn Ashby of Summerfield pleaded no contest to a cost of reckless driving which had been diminished from a cost of driving underneath the affect. She’s going to lose her driver’s license for six months and has been positioned on 12 months probation. She has additionally been ordered to carry out 50 hours of neighborhood service.
Sumter County sheriff’s deputies had been referred to as at about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 11 to Buena Vista Boulevard at Parr Drive the place a pink golf cart was discovered on its facet on the multi-modal path. An arrest report stated Ashby’s eyes had been bloodshoot and her speech was slurred. The Washington D.C. native advised deputies that her sweatshirt dropped from the highest of the golf cart, which made her swerve, inflicting the golf cart to tip over. A deputy knowledgeable Ashby that she was starting a drunk driving investigation and Ashby “grew to become very offended.” She stated she simply wished to go house and maintain her canines.
The deputy requested that she take part in area sobriety workouts.
“That’s not going to occur!” she stated.
A silver Yeti tumbler was discovered within the golf cart and it contained a liquid that smelled like alcohol. Ashby was additionally discovered to be in possession of Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine, the report stated.