Woman Arrested on DUI Charge After Spinning Jeep in Circles: Davie Police

Mary Lapeter was given a DUI and a traffic citation for careless driving.

View Comments ()



    Broward Sheriff’s Office
    Mary Lapeter, 51

    A woman was arrested after spinning her vehicle in circles, or doing “donuts” in Davie, police said Tuesday.

    Miami-Dade Police Release Shocking Video of Palmetto Bay Man's Shooting Death

    Fatal Hit-and-Run Suspect To Be Released

    [MI] Fatal Hit-and-Run Suspect To Be Released After Testing Positive for Amphetamines
    Sandor Guillen, 38, was back in court Monday after he was taken into custody for testing positive for amphetamines. His attorney Bruce Lehr presented documentation that he was approved to take the medication, and Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Ellen Sue Venzer said she would allow Guillen to post bond and leave jail Tuesday as long as he meets drug testing requirements, though he will remain under house arrest. Camacho family spokesman Bruce Cease also spoke about the case. (Published Monday, March 11, 2013)

    Mary Lapeter, 51, was arrested on a DUI charge, and given a traffic citation for careless driving, Davie Police said in a complaint affidavit.

    Police said that when they arrived to Southwest 36th Court and S. Flamingo Road, Lapeter’s blue 2004 Jeep Liberty was spinning out of control.

    Witness Accounts, Photos Released in Fatal Miami Beach Hit-and-Run Case

    [MI] Witness Accounts, Photos Released in Fatal Miami Beach Hit-and-Run Case
    Prosecutors released photos that show Collins Avenue after popular chef Stefano Riccioletti was struck and killed there on Jan. 28, and more than 100 pages of their investigation. Witness Julio Leyva told detectives that Karlie Tomica – who faces charges including DUI manslaughter in the case – was unsteady on her feet and "walking way too fast" when she arrived home. (Published Friday, Feb. 22, 2013)

    Nicole Menendez, Driver in Fatal Crash, Charged With DUI Manslaughter

    Her Jeep was missing a tire and had visible bumper damage, police said.

    Lapeter, who had slurred speech and difficulty maintaining her balance, admitted she had been drinking and apologized to police, the affidavit said. But she was not willing to participate in roadside sobriety exercises or provide a breath sample, it added.

    It was not immediately known if Lapeter has an attorney.

    Two Arrested After Confrontation, Possible Shots Fired in Hialeah: Police