Cape Coral, FL (February 9, 2019) - A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he crashed through a home in Cape Coral on Saturday, February 9th.
The Cape Coral Police Department responded to a home at the intersection of El Dorado Parkway and Skyline Boulevard in the early morning hours in reference to a vehicle crash. When officers arrived, they located a vehicle that had crashed into a home at the end the road. Police were able to locate the driver of the vehicle, Jason Estes.
Officers developed suspicion that Estes was impaired. After an investigation, he was taken into custody and charged with DUI. No one inside the home was hurt in the crash. The residents told officials that four different crashes have taken place at this exact location sine 2004.
There is no word on whether Estes is still in custody at this time. No further information is available.
Cape Coral DUI Laws
A Florida DUI can have major negative consequences. Even a first-time DUI offender is facing a potential license suspension of up to 180 days. For second and subsequent DUI offenses, a person is looking at possible jail time, license suspension, alcohol classes and more. In addition, a DUI charge can result in a huge increase in the cost of your car insurance premiums, making it financially impossible for you to remain on the roadway.
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