COPS: DUI driver clocked at 100+

SEBASTIAN — A driver was observed going 101 mph in a 45 mph zone by Sebastian Police.

Scott Cawthron, 52, of Palm Bay, was driving east on Sebastian Boulevard when he passed a Sebastian K-9 officer sitting at the intersection of Barber Street and Sebastian Boulevard, according to the arrest report. 

Cawthron faces charges of misdemeanor DUI with property damage, and two counts of violation of probation on felony offences out of Broward County; possession of methaqualone, and possession of cannabis. 

Around the 400 block of Sebastian Boulevard, Cawthron slowed to around 30 mph, according to police. The officer in pursuit noticed fresh damage to the vehicle and track marks leading off of and back onto the roadway. Two damaged road signs were located after the stop was made. 

Cawthron would not speak to law enforcement and refused to participate in Standardized Field Side Exercises to determine his sobriety, according to authorities. He also refused a breath test. 

Cawthron is currently being held at the Indian River County Jail with no bond. 

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