BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boynton Beach woman allegedly driving at a high rate of speed on Palmetto Park Road ended up being arrested for DUI by the time Boca Raton Police had completed the traffic stop.
Melissa Hasan of NE 7th Street in Boynton was stopped at 12:07 a.m. on Saturday in the 800 block of West Palmetto Park Road — just east of I-95. Tickets reviewed by BocaNewsNow.com show that police, using Dragon Eyes laser, clocked her at 52 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.
While the affidavit of probable cause continues to be processed early Tuesday morning, a second ticket was issued for DUI. Hasan was arrested on that charge. Her alleged breath alcohol content was not immediately available.
Hasan was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 4:06 a.m. on Saturday. She was released at 10 a.m. on her own recognizance. A court date is pending.
Police throughout the area have been engaged in enhanced speeding enforcement around the clock. Palmetto Park Road, between the Mizner Park area and I-95, is often an area targeted by the Boca Raton Police department.
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