Flood Warning issued September 20 at 7:39AM EDT expiring September 22 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Manatee
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol charged Richard Newhouse with DUI after, they say, he drove his truck through a chain link fence in Tierra Verde, and into Tampa Bay.
Sgt. Steve Gaskins said Newhouse, 46, was driving a 2010 Toyota Tacoma northbound on SR 679 south of Madonna Blvd., when he tried to make a u-turn. He lost control of the truck, went across a grass shoulder and through a fence in the Tierra Verde Marina Resort.
Newhouse was arrested for driving with a BAC of 0.256.