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Florida Woman Charged With DUI After Intoxicated Horseback Riding

November 28, 2017

 

Donna Byrne, 53, was recently arrested for DUI after allegedly riding a horse drunk in a busy highway in the middle of the afternoon.  Section 316.193, Florida Statutes, prohibits a person from being "in actual physical control of a vehicle" while intoxicated.  The statute does not specify whether a horse would qualify as a vehicle.  The State later charged Byrne with animal abandonment, disorderly intoxication, and culpable negligence.  Police seized Byrne's horse and took it to the Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control livestock facility.

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