West Melbourne woman refuses to stop for police because she was going home

Woman arrested after driving on a suspended license in West Melbourne, Florida.
Woman arrested after driving on a suspended license in West Melbourne, Florida.

WEST MELBOURNE, Florida – When officers tried to make a traffic stop on a vehicle that went through a stop sign, the driver kept going because “she was coming home,” according to the West Melbourne Police Department.

Allison Nicole Douglass eventually pulled over for police after continuing down the road a for a few blocks, reports show.

When the West Melbourne police officer asked Douglass for her driver’s license, her response made him suspicious.

“She told me she didn’t have her license because she changed at the Gator’s game,” the officer said. When asked why she delayed pulling the vehicle over during the traffic stop, Douglass said she “didn’t stop because she was coming home,” the affidavit said.

Police soon found out that Douglass’ driver’s license was suspended in 2016. She told the officer that it was for unpaid tickets, but didn’t know for sure “because she doesn’t read the tickets,” the affidavit said.

Douglass also told West Melbourne police that although her license was suspended for failure to pay the tickets, she “has not been pulled over since,” according to the officer’s report.

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She is also on felony probation until 2020. Douglass was placed under arrest for Driving on a Suspended License.

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Scott Lee travels between Brevard County and Indian River County and has been writing for various publications for approximately 30 years. Lee also writes for Sebastian Daily covering Vero Beach and Florida news. Currently, he covers Palm Bay, West Melbourne, and the Melbourne area.
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