Florida: Sheriff’s officials deny that officers could have done more to prevent Blake Talman from killing jogger while DUI

From HeraldTribune.com
SARASOTA COUNTY – A criminology expert says deputies could have done more to stop an obviously intoxicated man at Siesta Key Beach who is suspected of driving away and crashing his car into a jogger who was killed.
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says the steps suggested by the expert — including offering suspect Blake Talman a cab, seizing his car keys or tailing him while walked down the beach — fall outside normal law enforcement procedures.
At any point, sheriff’s officials say, Talman, 22, could have simply lied to the officers about his plans or refused to say or do anything that they asked, because he was not breaking any laws at the time …..MORE

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