Staff Report – Herald-Trubune
Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:48 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:48 a.m.
SARASOTA COUNTY – UPDATE Sheriff’s deputies say they caught two professional athletes - golfer Rachel Louise Connor and Ryan Patrick O’Shea, a minor league player with the Baltimore Orioles - driving drunk on Siesta Key.
The arrests occurred several hours apart on Wednesday. Connor had been at a restaurant and nightclub. O’Shea had been drinking at the public beach on Siesta.
In the wake of the recent death of a Siesta jogger who was hit by an drunken driver who just left the beach, some residents are lobbying the county to ban alcohol there.
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