Man Arrested After Crashing into Leon Co. Deputy

By: LCSO Release
By: LCSO Release

Tallahassee, Florida - December 1, 2011 -

At approximately 7:08 pm on September 30, 2011, Deputy Jason Glover was driving a Leon County Sheriff’s Office marked patrol car east bound on Blountstown Highway just west of Geddie Road. A 2009 GMC truck driven by James Adkins, 54, was traveling west bound on Blountstown Highway. The truck crossed the center line, striking the patrol car and a 1997 Dodge Caravan, driven by Jessica Stephens, 26. Two juveniles riding in the Caravan were not injured. All three drivers were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained during the crash.

Adkins’ blood alcohol level was later determined to be 0.250. On 30 November 2011, Adkins was arrested and taken to the Leon County Jail.


James Adkins

DOB: 08-09-1957

Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol causing Property Damage (2 counts)

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