Dash-Cam Footage Released in Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato's DUI Arrest

Imperato was arrested after refusing to provide a breath sample.

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    Boca Raton Police have released dash-cam footage of Broward County Judge Cynthia Imperato's DUI arrest. NBC 6's Sharon Lawson has the story.

    Boca Raton Police have released dash-cam footage of Broward County Judge Cynthia Imperato's DUI arrest.

    Imperato, a long-time Broward judge, was arrested Nov. 5 after she was spotted driving erratically and nearly hit another car on West Palmetto Park Road, according to a Boca Raton Police report.

    Broward Judge Arrested for DUI

    [MI] Broward Judge Arrested for DUI
    Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato was arrested for DUI in Boca Raton.

    Police said the 56-year-old judge was weaving in her white Mercedes and had attempted to use her cell phone when she was stopped by officers. She had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath, her eyes were red and glassy, her speech was slow and slurred and her face was red and flush, the report said.

    She refused to give police a breath sample and was arrested, police said.

    Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato Arrested for DUI

    [MI] Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato Arrested for DUI
    A long-time Broward County judge was arrested on a DUI charge after she was spotted driving erratically and nearly hit another car in Boca Raton, police said. NBC 6's Willard Shepard reports.

    The dash-cam footage shows Imperato being led toward the patrol car by police. Once inside, she can be heard saying she was in a "bad dream."

    Imperato has been on the job since 2003 and ran unopposed in 2010. Her terms ends in 2017.

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