Homeland security officer arrested for drunk driving at Florida Keys


SCOUT KEY, Fla. (AP) – Florida Keys authorities say US Department of Homeland Security agent has been arrested for driving under the influence of a vehicle from the agency after scrambling his speech and was unstable during a roadside check.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release on Saturday that Kevin Kenny, 44, had failed a field sobriety test and then had a blood alcohol level of 0.33. on a breath detection device. A driver is considered impaired with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 or more.

Authorities say Kenny failed to stay in his lane while driving a SUV Friday night on US soil 1.

There was no online prison or court registration for Kenny on Saturday morning, and the agency did not immediately respond to a request by email.

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