91.1 F
The Villages
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

RaceTrac clerk arrested after found intoxicated at Lady Lake convenience store

Adam Ziniewicz
Adam Ziniewicz

A RaceTrac clerk was arrested after he was found to be intoxicated at the Lady Lake convenience store.

Officers were called at about 3 a.m. Tuesday to the RaceTrac on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 after 51-year-old Adam Ziniewicz of Tavares began behaving strangely, according to an arrest report from the Lady Lake Police Department.

The manager at RaceTrac told police that the Chicago native had arrived at work and was “very talkative.” After a couple of hours, Ziniewicz told the manager he had to leave and “began stumbling over himself,” the report said. Lake EMS personnel were called to the scene, but Ziniewicz refused to be evaluated. Ziniewicz told police he had just gotten off work and wanted to go home.

Ziniewicz put his car in reverse and his bumper made contact with the bumper of a Lady Lake Police Department patrol car parked behind him. He pulled his car forward and appeared to be “confused.”

He was asked to participate in field sobriety exercises, but he stumbled and collapsed on the ground. He provided breath samples that registered .367 and .368 blood alcohol content.

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

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

Headlines
The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

#45 lost fair and square

A Villager responds to a previous letter writer’s claim and still contends the President Trump lost the 2020 election “fair and square.

Reagan Redux

A Village of Fenney resident, in a Letter to the Editor, has a little fun paraphrasing Ronald Reagan

The World Economic Forum wants total control

Frequent letter writer Frank Lovell of the “Free State of Florida” warns that the World Economic Forum wants total control of people’s finances.

What’s going on with our street light?

A Village of Rio Grande resident, in a Letter to the Editor, is wondering about a street light that is down in his neighborhood.

Fraud in 2020 election

A Village of Piedmont resident is certain there was fraud in the 2020 election. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Photos
The Villages, Florida