DUI Charge For Boca Raton Man, Arrested Saturday

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Michael Amato, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton man is facing a DUI charge following his arrest on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach early Saturday morning.

Michael Amato, 29, was taken into custody just before 12:30 Saturday morning by Delray Beach Police in the area of 1 East Atlantic Avenue. It was not immediately clear what led to his interaction with police. Amato, according to a citation reviewed by BocaNewsNow.com, refused to submit to a field sobriety test or a breath alcohol test.

Amato, of the 100 block of NW 7th Street in Boca Raton, was arrested and booked into the Palm Beach County. He was locked up around 4:30 Saturday morning and released on his own recognizance a few hours later.

Amato’s license was suspended on the spot and returned to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles. The citation issued states that he is not eligible for a permit. A court date for Amato is pending. The arrest report is still being processed early Monday morning.




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