Criminal Defense Law Firm Broward County

DUI with a child in vehicle

A Tampa man was arrested and charged with suspicion of DUI on New Years Day. 59 year old Edward Jackson was seen weaving in and out of traffic that morning when police pulled him over. He was also reportedly traveling 30 MPH in a 50 MPH zone. Jackson reportedly smelled of alcohol and stumbled around during field sobriety tests. Police noticed an 11 year old sitting in the front passenger seat of Jackson’s vehicle and charged him with child neglect in addition to DUI and refusing to sign a summons. Jackson’s bail was set at $8,250.00.