DUI driver arrested in Flo Ware Park

On 9/16/11, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Gang Unit Detectives attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation near 24th Av S and S. Jackson St. The vehicle refused to stop as officers followed with lights and sirens activated. The suspect’s vehicle managed to shear two light poles from its base in the 2400 block of S. Jackson and finally came to rest in the middle of “Flo Ware” park. (28 S. /S. Jackson St.). 

The suspect refused medical treatment at the scene from Seattle Fire Department Medics.  The 20-year-old male suspect was transported to the East Precinct for DUI processing and eventually transported home, pending further investigation.    This incident was not gang related.