Breath Tests According To Police: .198 and .206. Legal Limit In Florida Is .08.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Delray Beach man was nice, cooperative, but still more than two times the legal limit according to police who stopped him for DUI. Sean Dunlap of SE 7th Avenue was jailed early Friday morning.
This is the narrative from the arresting Delray Beach Police Officer:
“On 07/17121 at 0041hrs [the Delray Beach Police Officer] was traveling south on SW 4th Ave. approaching W. Linton Blvd. The southbound traffic signal was a steady green and the officer observed a blue 2019 Genesis
traveling in the westbound left turn of W. Linton Blvd. approaching the intersection. The Genesis made a U-Turn
eastbound on a steady red traffic signal. The officer activated his emergency lights of his marked DBPD patrol
vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of W. Linton Blvd.”
“The officer identified the white male driver by his FL DL as Sean Dunlap. Dunlap was the only person inside the Genesis. The vehicle engine was running and the vehicle key fob was in Dunlap’s possession. I responded to the scene to conduct a DUI investigation and confirmed Dunlap’s identity by his FL DL and D.A.V.I.D. record.”
OBSERVATION OF DRIVER:
“I smelled an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage coming from Dunlap. Dunlap’s eyes were red
and had a glassy appearance. Dunlap’s speech was slurred and thick. Dunlap stated he thought the
current time was 2330hrs when the actual time was after 0100hrs. Dunlap was unsteady on his feet
and stumbled when walking. Dunlap swayed in a cirçular motion while standing still. Dunlap was
polite and cooperative.”
“Dunlap stated he was at Park Tavern (32 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444) prior to him driving.
Dunlap stated he consumed two glasses of beer between 2100 and 2300hrs. Dunlap stated he was on
his way to Taco Bell (240 Linton Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33444) when he was stopped by the police.
Dunlap stated he did not see the red traffic signal before he made the U-Turn.”
“I smelled an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage coming from Dunlap.”
WALK & TURN:
“Dunlap swayed in circular motion while standing still. Dunlap could not maintain his balance after being placed
the instructional phase position. Dunlap used his arms for balance while walking. Dunlap asked how many
steps to take on the first series of steps even after he stated he understood my instructions before starting the
roadside. Dunlap did not turn around as instructed. Dunlap did not touch heel to toe and did not place one foot
in front of the other on several steps.”
ONE LEG STAND:
“Dunlap swayed in circular motion while standing still. Dunlap used his arms for balance. Dunlap put his foot
down on the ground several times. Dunlap repeated the same number several times while counting.”
FINGER TO NOSE: “Dunlap swayed in circular motion while standing still. Dunlap did not keep his eyes closed and head tilted back. Dunlap did not touch the tip of his nose on several attempts. Dunlap used the pad of his finger instead of the tip of his finger on several attempts.”
ROMBERG ALPHABET: “Dunlap swayed in circular motion while standing still. Dunlap recited several wrong letters after the letter”M”. Dunlap stopped the roadside before reciting the entire alphabet. Dunlap stated he thought he could do the roadside but knew he did bad.”
Dunlap allegedly provided breath samples revealing .198 and .206 alcohol levels. The legal limit in Florida is .08. Dunlap was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and later released on his own recognizance. A court date is pending.
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