Man sleeping at intersection leads police chase

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GREENACRES, Fla. (AP) -- A man found sleeping in his car at an intersection led police on a chase before being arrested in a Greenacres gated community.

The Palm Beach Post ( ) reported that 21-year-old Joslet Jean-Charles was asleep behind the wheel of a 2003 Ford Taurus at a busy intersection around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

A patrol car pulled in front of Jean-Charles, who awoke, put his car in reverse, drove around the police and fled. He abandoned the vehicle in front of the Waterway Village development.

Police did not initially find Jean-Charles, but arrested him at an address found on a bill inside the car.

He was charged with fleeing and eluding, operating without a license, resisting arrest and a probation violation. He remains in Palm Beach County Jail with a $7,000 bail.

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