Articles Tagged with The Villages

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A woman in Florida was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol after a deputy asserted that she smelled like spirits and was driving erratically. 

48-year-old Rachel Kay Paquette is originally from Michigan, but she currently lives in The Villages in Sumter County, Florida. 

On the afternoon of May 22, an on-duty law enforcement officer reportedly saw Paquette operating her vehicle in what they considered an unsafe manner. 

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A Florida Man celebrating Mardi Gras and operating a golf cart was arrested for driving under the influence when the police pulled him over due to an alleged failure to use his headlights. 

24-year-old Joseph Anthony DiDonato lives in Wildwood at Lakeside Landings, which is in a community next to The Villages. 

In the evening on March 1, DiDonato was in The Villages near the Lake Sumter Landing waterfront mall. 

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A New Yorker living in Florida with several recent arrests was taken into custody for alleged assault, resulting in the revocation of the bond she posted for her release in a prior incident. 

Stephanie Romas is a 42-year-old New York native who currently resides in a home her parents own in The Villages. Her mother and father also live in The Villages. 

In September, Romas allegedly stole a box of cereal from a store in Wildwood. She was not taken into custody, but a warrant for her arrest was later obtained by the police. 

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When a woman was jailed for allegedly driving under the influence, she reportedly took the underwire out of her bra and tried to use it to escape. 

In the evening on Halloween, Susan Mae Sheppard, a 59-year-old living in Central Florida, was reportedly in an automobile accident while driving an SUV. 

It was reported that the collision took place at Walgreens in The Villages. 

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A Florida septuagenarian accused of driving a golf cart to a local bank while under the influence of alcohol had her driver’s license suspended as a part of her ordered probation.

70-year-old Janis Withrow Kampka lives in the Glenbrook neighborhood in The Villages.

In the afternoon on July 23, Kampka allegedly drove a golf cart to Citizens First Bank at Southern Trace Plaza.

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When an elderly Florida man was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol while operating a golf cart, he allegedly told the police that he got drunk after becoming frustrated while tuning in as President Donald Trump was giving a live televised speech.

On July 30, President Trump delivered a speech covering topics such as COVID-19 response, the recent passing of former presidential candidate Herman Cain, and the use of mail-in-ballots in the November election.

82-year-old Cary De Van, a resident of The Villages in central Florida, was reportedly watching as Trump spoke to the public.

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When a husband and wife started to argue regarding participation in a community Pickleball clinic being offered the fight allegedly resulted in an eruption of physical violence.

61-year-old Lan Nguyen Augustus and her 67-year-old husband live in The Villages retirement community, and they have taken part in some of the social activities hosted in the area.

When the couple learned about a Pickleball clinic that was accepting enrollment they began to argue, and Augustus allegedly ended it by punching the man in the face two times.

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