I read the article below about a girl who was live streaming allegedly driving DUI (or just a good act). How silly is that? A DUI is so traumatic and comes with so many penalties why on earth would you broadcast you are doing it? There is obviously some red flags coming up on her.
A San Diego DUI has unintended consequences including:
-Fines usually over $2,000
-Misdemeanor on Your Record
The worse part is there is so much more than can come depending on the facts of a case. The key is to be proactive. It begins with calling with calling now for a free consultation at (858) 751-4384. Here is the article below. The video can be seen here.
Drinking and driving don’t mix, but it’s an especially dangerous cocktail when you’re live streaming your wild ride on Periscope.
Police in Lakeland, Florida, arrested 23-year-old Whitney Beall Friday night after receiving 911 calls from Periscope viewers reporting that a drunken driver was using the app to broadcast herself, according to WFTV.com.
Periscope is an app owned by Twitter that lets people livestream events over social media.
Police said Beall told viewers she was “drunk,” F—ing drunk,” and didn’t know where she was. At one point, she said had a flat tire, according to Fox13.com.
Thanks to numerous 911 calls, officers were able to track down her Toyota Corolla.
Although Lakeland Police officers are not authorized to use Periscope, one of the officers added the app to his own phone in order to track the suspect, according to WTSP.com.
When the officers initiated a traffic stop, Beall hit a curb, according to WFTV.com
“I really hope I don’t get a DUI,” she allegedly said seconds before hitting a sign in the median, a moment captured on video.
When Beall was finally apprehended, officers said she smelled of booze, spoke slowly and had bloodshot, glossy eyes, according to TBO.com.
Police said Beall failed a sobriety test and refused a breath test to determine her blood-alcohol level. The suspect was booked into the Polk County Jail on DUI charges.
She was released Saturday on a $500 bond, according to jail records.
Beall told WFLA on Monday that she “made a big mistake.”
The full aricle can be found here.