Northport Man Arrested on DUI Charges

A Northport man was arrested on a drunk driving charge after a traffic stop Wednesday night at The Villages High School in The Villages, Fla.

Robert J. Cannon, 52,  of Northport was arrested, the website said.

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of a silver Nissan passenger car traveling the wrong way on County Road 466, driving into oncoming traffic, the website said. A deputy spotted the car at a gas station and saw the driver begin traveling at 64 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone. The car made a U-turn and was being driven in an erratic manner, according to an arrest report.

Cannon refused to provide a breath sample, the sheriff’s office said.

He was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence and booked at the Sumter County Detention Center. He was released after posting $2,000 bond.


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