Police Found Tiger Woods Asleep In Car Before Arrest – No Alcohol Detected

By 05.30.17
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New details have been revealed in the DUI arrest of Tiger Woods including that police found him asleep in his car before his arrest and that there was no alcohol detected.

According to the police report, Woods was in his black 2015 Mercedes-Benz which was stopped in the roadway in the right lane. The vehicle’s brake lights were illuminated and the right blinker was flashing.

Woods was in the driver’s seat and the only person in the car. He had his seatbelt on and had to be woken up by cops early Monday morning. The vehicle was still running when and Woods was sleeping before police arrested the infamous golfer on a DUI charge.

An officer said Woods “had extremely slow and slurred speech” and struggled with several roadside tasks.

“Woods stated that he did not know where he was,” according to the police report. “Woods had changed his story of where he was going and where he was coming from. Woods asked how far from his house he was.”

Woods accepted a Breathalyzer test and blew a 0.00.

The 14-time major champion proclaimed that alcohol was not a factor in his driving under the influence arrest in a statement that he released on Monday night:

“I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions. I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly. I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Dept. and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for their professionalism. I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans. I expect more from myself too. I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again.”

Woods was taken into custody at 2:49 a.m. on Monday, booked at 7:18 a.m., and released at 10:50 a.m.

Last week, Woods announced he had undergone a fourth back surgery in April that will sideline him for the rest of the 2017 season. He had his first back surgery on March 31, 2014.

From a 2010 report in the National Enquirer:

“Woods’ drugs of choice are said to be the sleep medication Ambien and painkiller Vicodin.

‘In [sex] therapy, Tiger blamed a lot of his cheating behavior on his drug addiction, saying that the drugs were responsible for impairing his judgment,’ an anonymous source told The National Enquirer.

The golfer’s lovers have said he enjoyed mixing Ambien and sex to heighten pleasure.”

[ESPN]


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