The officer clocked Rodriguez’s vehicle traveling 23 mph in a 35 mph zone and “pinging” between the lines in the eastbound lane without leaving the lane or roadway, according to the report. When the officer approached Rodriguez’s vehicle, a strong smell of marijuana emitted from it.
Rodriguez exited his vehicle for a field sobriety test, but exhibited signs of being under the influence. He failed the field sobriety test and was transported to the Lee County Jail, where a breath test showed no alcohol in his system. He refused to take a urine test and was booked into the jail. He was released June 23 on a $1,000 bond.
Christopher Wrzosek of Baltimore, Md., was stopped at a stop sign on Casa Ybel Road at 3:59 p.m. Saturday, June 19, when the back of his vehicle was struck by a vehicle operated by Elaine Marino of Cape Coral.
A second minor vehicle crash was reported at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, when Debra Bonau of Kingston Spring, Tenn., was attempting to turn eastbound onto Periwinkle Way from Dixie Beach Road. She observed an eastbound vehicle and attempted to back up and her vehicle struck the front of a vehicle operated by Holly Nuckolls of Sanibel.