MCSO arrests Anna Maria moped driver for DUI

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A man driving a moped on North Shore Drive in Anna Maria ended up in jail after a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed him cross the center line several times.

Carl Trygg, 36, of Anna Maria, was arrested for driving under the influence at 2:06 a.m. Dec. 30 in the 700 block of North Shore Drive.

Deputy Amy Leach reported observing Trygg have difficulty controlling his vehicle while traveling north about 200 yards, according to an MCSO report.

After stopping the moped, the driver admitted to Leach he had been drinking at Bortell’s Lounge in Anna Maria, according to the MCSO report.

Leach called Deputy Benjamin Quick to conduct a DUI investigation.

While Trygg performed a field-sobriety test, the report states Quick observed signs related to smoking marijuana.

Showing signs of impairment, Trygg was taken into custody and to the Manatee County jail.

According to the police report, Trygg provided two breath samples, measuring 0.152 and 0.156. The legal limit is 0.08.

Trygg’s arraignment is set for 8:25 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

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