LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Lee County Corrections Deputy for DUI Friday night.
Deputies says they were in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn, located at 13000 Cleveland Avenue, looking for Corrections Deputy Anthony Rivera in reference to a domestic incident. Rivera was found in the parking lot in physical control of a parked vehicle. Based on the smell of alcoholic beverage, slurred speech, and bloodshot, glassy eyes, it was suspected that Rivera was under the influence. Subsequently, field sobriety tests were conducted by an additional LCSO deputy which ended in the arrest of Rivera.
The sheriff's office says Rivera has worked at the Lee County Sheriff's Office since 2007, and is assigned to the Corrections Bureau Core Facility. He has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending further Internal Affairs investigation into the matter.