Polk County, FL (January 1, 2019) – Police arrested a Mulberry teacher for driving under the influence on New Year’s Eve after she had been driving in the wrong direction.

Yesterday, December 31, deputies pulled over 45-year-old Tasha Fisher of Lakeland when she had been driving in the wrong direction down Florida Avenue South around midnight. After being stopped by a deputy, they observed obvious signs of impairment and made their arrest.

When police interviewed Fisher, she told them that she took three generic Ambien before she got behind the wheel of her car The Polk County Sheriff who arrested her wanted to tell the public that these are the dangers of taking more than the recommended dosage of prescription medication.

Now, Fisher is facing charges of driving under the influence.

Polk County DUI Laws 

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