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82-year-old who mixed wine and meds arrested on DUI charge at Spanish Springs

Joyce Beedle

An 82-year-old woman who admitted to mixing wine with her medication was arrested on a drunk driving charge at Spanish Springs.

Joyce Everett Beedle of Summerfield had been driving this past Thursday night in the vicinity of Main Street and Paige Place when a member of a DUI task force noticed she was traveling without headlights, according to an arrest report.

Beedle’s eyes were watery, bloodshot and glassy, but she initially denied she had been drinking.

She provided a breath sample that showed she had a blood alcohol level of .07.

She then admitted she had consumed two “three-finger” pours of wine between 6 and 7:30 p.m. She also admitted she takes medication, but did not know its name or if she should be combining the medication with alcohol.

Beedle was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence and booked at the Lake County Jail. She was released after posting $1,000 bond.

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