James Peach

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Service Record

Polk County Florida Sheriff's Office

Rank Detention Deputy (2019), Deputy Sheriff (2022)[1]
Dates of Service April 2019 - February 18, 2023.[1]
Last Known Status Resigned[1]

Incident Reports

2023 DUI Arrest

James Peach booking photo
James Peach

On February 18, 2023, Peach lost control of his personal vehicle and crashed into a tree. Responding officers said that Peach appeared intoxicated.[1]

Peach's blood alcohol level was .153, nearly twice the .08 legal limit.[1]

Response Timeline

On Februiary 18, 2023, Peach was arrested for suspicion of DUI.[1]

Peach resigned.[1]

On April 11, 2023, Peach pleaded not guilty.[2]

On July 18, 2023, Peach was found guilty and given a year of probation. Peach was ordered to pay fines, enroll in classes, and is not permitted to have firearms.[3]

On July 31, 2023, Peach petitioned the court to remove the restrictions on firearm possession, out of a fear that prior arrestees "could seek to do [him] harm".[4]

On August 11, 2023, Peach's motion was granted.[5]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Jacob Langston, Polk County deputy arrested for DUI, employment terminated, sheriff’s office says, Click Orlando, 2023-02-18
  2. Plea of Defendant, Polk County Court, 2023-04-11
  3. Judgement, Polk County Court, 2023-07-18
  4. Motion to Modify Probation, Polk County Court, 2023-07-18
  5. Judgement , Polk County Court, 2023-08-11

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