Woman Charged With DUIOct 23rd, 2013 | By Admin | Category: Front Page
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Monday, Oct. 21, Madison County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 10 for a traffic infraction (Failing to yield to blue lights — “Move Over”). The vehicle (a 2002 white Mitsubishi ) was being driven by Alexandra Sanchez Briones, 27, of Tampa. When approaching the driver, deputies detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from driver. Deputies further noted signs that were indicative that the driver was impaired and further observed in plain view an open alcoholic beverage beside the driver’s seat. Briones was taken into custody without further incident and transported to the Madison County Jail. She was charged with driving under the influence, attaching a tag not assigned and driving while her license was suspended. Briones also had her two-year-old child as a passenger in the vehicle and the Sheriff’s Office Victims Advocate was called to respond to assist with the child.