Patricia Eppley, Brooksville, Florida (arrested Oct 2012) [DUI, hit & run]

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    Patricia Eppley, 62, teacher at Hernando High School [Hernando County School District], Brooksville, Florida, "arrested Friday night after she left the scene of a crash and then failed sobriety exercises"

    Tampa Bay Times: Hernando High teacher charged with DUI, leaving accident (Oct 23 2012)

    A Hernando High School teacher was arrested Friday night after she left the scene of a crash and then failed sobriety exercises, authorities say. Patricia Eppley, 62, was driving a 2004 Infiniti SUV north on Broad Street near Mount Fair Avenue about 9 p.m. when she crossed the center line and sideswiped a 2002 Dodge traveling south, according to a Brooksville police report. The driver of the Dodge lost control and veered into a tree but was not injured. A witness followed Eppley as she continued north and parked in Hernando High's bus loop. At the same time, dispatchers received at least one call about a reckless driver near the school.

    WTSP: Patricia Eppley was arrested in Hernando High School bus loop for DUI hit and run (Oct 22 2012)

    A drunk woman who caused a car to crash into a tree was arrested by Brooksville Police officers while she was parked in the bus loop at Hernando High School Friday.

    Police say 62-year-old Patricia Eppley was heading north on Broad Street near Mt. Fair Avenue when she crossed the center line and hit a car heading south. The impact caused the car to lose control and travel off the road into a wooded area and hit a tree. A witness followed Eppley to Hernando High School, where officers also received calls of a car driving recklessly with something dragging from the front of the car.

    An officer found the car in the bus loop and found Eppley inside smelling of booze. Officers report Eppley failed several field sobriety tests. She was arrested and charged with DUI with property damage and leaving the scene of a crash with property damage.

    Patricia Eppley, Brooksville, Florida, Hernando High School, Hernando County School District