Florida girl tries to beat DUI check by Irish folks dancing — and fails

A Florida girl pulled over for alleged drunken driving carried out an Irish folks dance for cops in an try to show her sobriety, video exhibits.

Amy Harrington, 38, of Madeira Beach, rear-ended one other car a few mile away from her house on April 27, cops told WFLA. When Pinellas County deputies arrived, officers mentioned her eyes have been bloodshot and watery.

Harrington tried to stroll a straight line throughout a sobriety check alongside a parking area marker when she gave up and began dancing, the video, which emerged Saturday, confirmed.

Instead of strolling, Harrington determined to bounce throughout her sobriety check.
Amy Harrington

Amy Harrington rear-ended a car close to her house in Madeira Beach.
Pinellas County Jail

She “struggled to observe directions, and was unsteady on her ft nearly falling,” in line with arrest paperwork obtained by the outlet.

Harrington, clad in a black skirt and white prime, danced wildly within the footage, earlier than she was requested to stroll the road.

“Do you wish to listen so I can provide the directions?” a deputy administering the check requested.

“Yeah, effectively, you sound like my ballet coach, so, sounds about proper,” Harrington answered earlier than busting a transfer, in line with the footage.

“That wasn’t good,” the officer quipped.

She proceeded to interrupt into “a number of ballet and Irish folks dance strikes,” police mentioned,  and may be seen waving her arms and dancing across the line in entrance of the unimpressed cop.

She later refused testing — the second time she refused to take a sobriety check after a separate incident in Pinellas County in 2019, officers mentioned.

In the top, Harrington hoofed her manner right into a driving beneath the affect cost, in line with the report.



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