MS Lady Arrested for Driving Under the Influence on a Horse

Often we hear of people being arrested for driving under the influence in their car, truck, boat, or some other well-known type of vehicle.  53 year old, Donna Byrne was arrested for driving under the influence of a different sort of vehicle.

Ms. Byrne was arrested and charged with drunk driving for riding a horse down a busy highway in Lakeland, Florida, while intoxicated.  Someone called 911 about a woman who appeared confused and possibly in danger.  When police arrived, they saw Ms. Byrne riding her horse in the road.

The officers conducted a sobriety test and Ms. Byrne’s breath samples registered a blood alcohol level of .161.  The legal limit to drive in Florida is .08.  You can read more about this arrest at

This event goes to show that any form of driving under the influence can and will be charged.  If you find yourself in trouble with the law for driving any form of vehicle while under the influence, contact our office at 601-948-4444, we can help.  You will receive a free consultation to discuss your options.  Additionally, check out our attorneys Victor Carmody, Kevin Stewart, and Lance Mixon at, at, at, and at

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