Broward County Judge Cynthia Imperato arrested on DUI charges in Boca Raton, affidavit says
11:33 AM, Nov 6, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. - A Broward County judge has been been arrested by the Boca Raton police on DUI charges, according to an affidavit.
Police say that just before 11 p.m. Tuesday night they stopped a car at 2400 West Palmetto Park Road.
Police say they had received a call about driver moving erratically near Northeast 2nd St.
Investigators say that the driver of the car, Cynthia Imperato, had a strong smell of alcohol on her breath, her eyes were red and glassy and her speech was slow and slurred when she was pulled over by a Boca Raton officer.
Police, in their arrest report, say that they asked Imperato to exit her car but she refused and tried to call her attorney.
Police took her cell phone and she then got out of the car.
The investigating officer says that Imperato refused to take a breath test and she was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail.
Imperato was released from jail and has a court appearance on December 2nd.
The arrest report from the Boca Raton police says that Imperato is a judge in Broward County.
Listen to the 911 call reporting an impaired driver.