A woman who decided to livestream her drunk driving ended up behind the coolers!
Whitney Beall, aged 23, decided to film herself driving and post the footage to the livestreaming app Periscope. This live show was noticed by a few people whose reaction was to call 911.
One police officer decided to download Periscope to try to glean as much information as possible.
Sgt. Gary Gross of the Lakeland Police Department told me that it took 20 minutes from when the first 911 alert was received for the police to track Beall down.
He said that they followed her from “landmarks from her Periscope as she moved it around, such as shopping centers and buildings.”
The police finally caught up with her, and they say she appeared “highly intoxicated.” Police say she failed the field sobriety tests. She was bonded out the next day, has been charged with DUI.