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Drunk Florida Man Arrested For DUI On Stolen Golf Cart

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A drunk 20-year-old Florida man was arrested Saturday after he was stopped on U.S. 1 driving a stolen Key West Golf Club golf cart.

James Riley Jackson, 20, of Key West, was charged with DUI, larceny, vehicle theft, criminal mischief/property damage, possession of alcohol while underage, and possession of a fake ID.

The Sheriff’s Office stopped a northbound golf cart near Mile Marker 5 at approximately 5 p.m. following reports of a drunken golf cart driver leaving the Shell gas station at Key Haven.

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There were numerous opened and unopened bottles of alcoholic beverages in the golf cart. The golf cart roof was dented and bent, a portion of the windshield was missing and the front wheels were also damaged.

The Key West Police Department is investigating reports of earlier damage done to the Key West Golf Club course as well as a stolen golf cart. Jackson was taken to jail.

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