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Man Arrested And Charged After Drinking And Riding A Horse, Then Leading Police On A Low Speed Chase

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Wednesday, 26 September 2012. Posted in Breaking News, Alcohol

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Police in Bunnell, Florida recently made an “odd” arrest.

They located a man, identified as twenty-nine year old Charles Larkin Cowart, intoxicated, riding a horse in Bunnell, Florida. Details of the make and model of the horse have yet to be released.

Police received a call concerning a drunken male who had apparently been riding a horse. When police responded to the call, Cowart initially refused to dismount, or get off the steed.

According to police, Cowart responded to the police’s request by rearing the horse back and proceeding to ride off.

Subsequently, police pursued Cowart. Although, they did not turn on their sirens, as they did not want to startle the horse.

Police followed Cowart for approximately a half hour because the horse became too exhausted to continue. Cowart then dismounted and attempted to run. However, after a short chase Cowart found himself in police custody.

According to police, the steed was returned to his owner, unharmed.

Cowart was charged with resisting arrest and cruelty to animals.

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DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen is a staff writer at Recovery Now Newspaper and, an informative newspaper that serves as a resource for persons of all stages of drug and alcohol treatment, by giving them access to relevant and necessary information so that they may live balanced and substance-free lifestyles. DeShawn graduated from Wayne State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and premedical sciences. He holds a Juris Doctors degree in law from Valparaiso University School of Law. DeShawn’s writing and research has been published in such academic journals as Behavioral Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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