Daily Archives: April 25, 2007
Decision on Jupiter Officer in DUI Stop
Delayed to Review Uncut Tape
Jupiter, Florida. April 24 – Town Manager Andy Lukasik said he plans to take several weeks before ruling on the possible termination of Officer Jeffrey Sprauer because local police were given an edited version of the videotape of Sprauer's alleged DUI traffic stop in Stuart in December.
Lukasik said Tuesday he now has been given the "original" tape, including 18 minutes that apparently were deleted by Stuart police before a copy was furnished to the Jupiter Police Department.
Jupiter police conducted an internal affairs investigation following the Dec. 20 stop, in which Sprauer was picked up by Stuart police on suspicion of driving under the influence. Sprauer was not arrested for DUI but allowed to be taken home from the scene…