Asleep at Wheel without a License; the Man Awoke to an Officer Turning off the Ignition, Reports Say
When you don't have a driver's license, it's a bad idea to park in the middle of the road and then go to sleep at the wheel.
That's a lesson Alfred Erenest Silva, 45, learned early Friday morning.
Jacksonville patrolman L.C. Miller reported that he found Silva asleep at the wheel of his 1999 Buick Regal in the middle of the 600 block of Ivy Street, with the engine running.
When Miller reached in and turned the car off, he reported, Silva woke up and said, "I'm out on bond for driving without my license."
In addition to being arrested and taken to jail on the charge of being a habitual traffic offender driving on a suspended or revoked license, Miller charged Silva with operating a motor vehicle without using his seat belt.
RED BULL VAN ON THE LAM
It doesn't sound like the easiest crime to conceal. But somebody is driving a stolen van covered in Red Bull logos.
Red Bull is a canned energy drink that includes a red bull in its logo.
Mike Nearbin, manager of Champion Brands at 5571 Florida Mining Blvd. S., reported the van missing Friday afternoon. However, he told police the van hadn't been used by the …
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Publication information: Article title: Asleep at Wheel without a License; the Man Awoke to an Officer Turning off the Ignition, Reports Say. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: November 20, 2005. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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