Cape Coral Police officer experiences a dramatic stop, hangs from vehicle

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It was not your typical traffic stop.

A Cape Coral Police officer walked toward the door of a white vehicle, pulled out his flash light, then proceeded to open the door.

“Cape Coral Police,” can be heard from the officer’s body cam. “Cape Coral Police, stop keep your foot on the brake…keep your foot on the brake. Stop! Stop!”

Jonathan Jordan, 36, was behind the wheel as the officer approached the door of the car.

“I walked up, and I just opened his door because I could see him passed out in there,” the officer on scene said. “I was like, ‘Cape Coral Police, just keep your foot on the brake.’ He was like, ‘what?’ and lifts his foot off the brake.”

Cape Coral Police said another driver called 911 when they noticed Jordan asleep at the wheel for at least five minutes. The exchange was also caught on body cam.

Jordan informed the police officer that he was exhausted.

An officer looked at his eyes and corresponding actions, concluding that he was drinking prior to the incident. Jordan was unable to pass a sobriety test.

According to the arrest report, Jordan blew a 0.137 percent and a 0.138 percent on the breathalyzer. The legal limit on a blood alcohol test in the state of Florida is 0.08 percent.

Later on, when the Cape Coral Police officer searched Jordan’s vehicle, they found a pistol and bullets.

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