Police Slap Wayward Driver With 50 Tickets

Cops rack up violations after Fla. man leads dangerous chase
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2009 7:32 PM CST
Elvis Alonzo Barrett's license was already suspended before he led Florida police on a high-speed chase today.   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – Florida police had already revoked or suspended his driver's license 34 times. Today Elvis Alonzo Barrett, 46, led cops in two cities on a chase through red lights and against freeway traffic before smashing his SUV, the South-Florida Sun Sentinel reports. Aside from driving and cocaine charges, Boynton Beach police handed him 50 tickets. Violations included improper lane change and not wearing a seatbelt.