Seminole County Sheriff's son arrested on reckless driving charges

Seminole County Sheriff’s son arrested on reckless driving expenses

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Workplace introduced Wednesday that Dylan Lema, the son of Sheriff Dennis Lema, was arrested on expenses of fleeing from legislation enforcement and reckless driving.

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At 8 a.m. Wednesday, the sheriff mentioned a deputy tried to tug over a automobile close to East Lake Drive and Tuscawilla Highway when he noticed two drivers rushing away.

In accordance with the sheriff, the deputy tried to cease the person driving the Ford Mustang, however the driver didn’t cease and fled the deputy at a excessive price of pace.

The sheriff mentioned the deputy stopped making an attempt to cease the driving force after he was denied a automobile pursuit for a site visitors violation.

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“Via an investigation by our deputies and detectives, it was decided that the Ford Mustang on this case belonged to and was being pushed by my 19-year-old son, Dylan,” Dennis Lemma mentioned. “I strongly imagine that my household ought to be held to the identical requirements as everybody else in society, and whereas I like my son and household very a lot, they don’t seem to be above the legislation.”

Lemma mentioned his son surrendered to authorities on the John E. Paul Correctional Facility after cooperating with investigators on expenses of fleeing from a legislation enforcement officer and reckless driving.

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“We’ll examine this and the authorized course of shall be dealt with the identical method as any member of our group,” the sheriff mentioned. “On the similar time, we’re treating this as a personal household matter.”

Ato Lema mentioned that his workplace will ship the arrest report and dashcam footage after it’s discovered, however the mugshot of the boy won’t be launched.

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