Cape Coral police arrests 3 for DUI on St. Patrick’s Day

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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Erik Abraham, Harry Owens, Marcanthony Rivera (CREDIT: Cape Coral Police Department)

Three people were arrested on Thursday during a Cape Coral police DUI enforcement operation.

  • Erik Abraham, 38, of Cape Coral, faces a charge of DUI after police say he was found asleep at the wheel at the intersection of Country Club Blvd. and Veterans Pkwy. Police said he refused a breathalyzer.
  • Harry Owens, 73, of Cape Coral, was stopped by police for a stop sign violation. Police said he had a blood alcohol content level of .091, over the legal limit.
  • Marcanthony Rivera, 21, of Cape Coral, was stopped due to speed, police said. Signs of impairment were observed which resulted in a DUI investigation. He refused a breath test, police said.

In total, 76 vehicles were stopped which led to 37 warnings, 54 citations, six criminal citations and three other arrests, which police did not specify.

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