St. Johns County

Tequila, pistol, ammo, cash found in man’s car during DUI arrest, St. Johns deputies say

Willie McKenzie, arrested for DUI in St. Johns County

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — St. Johns County deputies say a driving under the influence arrest turned up an open bottle of tequila, a pistol, ammo, and cash.

Deputies said they stopped 37-year-old Willie McKenzie on County Road 210 near Interstate 95.


ARREST: On March 31, 2024, at County Road 210 towards I-95 Northbound, 37-year-old Willie Mckenzie was seen in his...

Posted by St. Johns County Sheriff's Office on Monday, April 15, 2024

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This was after drivers tried to get McKenzie’s attention after he sat in his vehicle through a green light. He proceeded to go on a red light; no one was hurt.

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office said when McKenzie was stopped, he smelled of alcohol and couldn’t stand up.

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They said he refused to do field sobriety tests or a breath test.

SJSO said this is McKenzie’s third DUI arrest within the past 10 years.

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