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Polk Deputies Arrest Woman After DUI Crash


Editor's Review


Natividade Francisco

Lakeland, Florida – On May 19, 2016 Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to an area on Duff Rd.  at approximately 10:30pm. Witnesses called saying that a black Ford SUV had crashed and overturned on their street. Witnesses say they observed a woman driver, later identified as Natividad Francisco, crawl over the passenger. She then pulled the passenger out of the vehicle, later identified as Doloras Chavajay. Francisco then allegedly pulled a passenger out of the rear of the vehicle, later identified as Ana Francisco, and she laid on the ground. According to a witness  Chavajay & Natividad Francisco attempted to flee the accident scene, but were detained by a passing police officer.

According to reports a distinctive odor of alcohol could be smelled on Natividad Francisco. Deputies asked Francisco if she had been drinking and she advised she had a couple of beers per the arrest affidavit. She advised that she was not driving. She also refused a sobriety test and later a breathalyzer test.

Natividad Francisco was on probation for willful child abuse and she was driving after having her license permanently suspended/revoked. She has been arrested on two prior occasions for DUI. She is currently in jail on Violation of Probation for Willful Child Abuse, Violation of Probation for DUI, Violation of Probation for Driving While License is Suspended / Revoked. She faces new charges of Driving While License is Suspended / Revoked, Leaving Scene of Crash With Property Damage, Leaving Scene of Crash Involving Injury & Driving Under The Influence.