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Bristol man charged with DUI after late night crash on SR 20

A Bristol man has been charged with driving under the influence and property damage following a single-vehicle crash early last week. Kareem E. Walker, 27, was arrested after losing control of his 2012 Buick LaCrosse on SR 20, west of SR 65 shortly before midnight on June 20. According to the FHP report, Walker was […]
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Man found passed out in pickup arrested for DUI

A 35-year-old Blountstown man was arrested for DUI after he was found passed out behind the wheel of his truck Saturday at a mobile home park on SR 69. Deputies responding to a call about a suspicious person arrived to find Shade Stone in the driver’s seat of his truck, which had crashed into some […]

Traffic stop for burned out headlight ends with DUI

A 23-year-old Bristol man who told a deputy he needed to take a sip from a mixed drink to relax before beginning a roadside sobriety test was charged with DUI after a late night traffic stop June 13. Christopher Hardin was pulled over at 11:50 p.m. after Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonathan Gentry noticed he […]

Driver with outstanding warrants charged with DUI after close call with patrol car

A Bristol man arrested for driving under the influence is being held without bond after it was found that warrants had been issued against him for a previous DUI and a charge of driving while license suspended or revoked. Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Revell reported that he was en route to a disabled vehicle […]

Hosford resident charged with felony for 4th DUI arrest

A Hosford man is facing several charges after an early-morning traffic stop on SR 20, one mile east of SR 267. Jason P. Baker’s pickup was pulled over after a deputy spotted him driving in the wrong lane at 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The arrest report noted that Baker smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and […]

Speeding driver with open bottle of tequila arrested after traffic stop

A man heading home following a night of partying is facing several charges after an FHP Trooper saw him go around another vehicle in a no-passing zone, clocked him traveling 70 mph and spotted an open bottle of tequila in his van. FHP Trooper Wes Harsey was patrolling south along CR 12 at Harvell Street […]

Driver charged with DUI after crash near bridge

A Friday night wreck just east of the Apalachicola River bridge in Bristol damaged a pickup truck and a guardrail, blocked traffic for nearly an hour and sent a man to jail for driving under the influence. Jimmy Allen O’Bryan, 49, of Turkey Creek Road in Bristol was charged with DUI, careless driving and possession […]

Intoxicated driver & brother arrested after traveling wrong way on Hwy. 71

A 26-year-old Quincy man with no driver’s license was found to be three times over the legal limit following his arrest for DUI after he was stopped driving the wrong way on Hwy. 71 during an afternoon of heavy traffic through Blountstown. His passenger was also arrested after it was learned he was wanted on […]

Williams charged with DUI after driving truck into woods

A man found at the scene of a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Sawmill Road and Hwy. 71 N, just north of Blountstown around 1 a.m. Thursday was charged with DUI. Scott Marshall Williams, 40, of Blountstown, was found trying to dig his truck out from a wooded area when deputies arrived, according […]

Blountstown man arrested for DUI after attempting to run into patrol car

A Blountstown man was charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance after he nearly drove into a patrol car around 7:30 p.m. early last week. Arrested was James Wise, 48. According to the arrest report, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Eddie Dalton, who was about 15 minutes from ending his shift on March […]