MAY 30, 10:30 A.M. — UPDATE: According to police records released Tuesday morning, Woods was found asleep at the wheel with his vehicle running while parked in the right-hand lane of the road.
Woods had “extremely slow and slurred speech” and did not know where he was coming from or how far away from home he was. His car was pointed southbound, in the opposite direction of his house.
Reports show that Woods was cooperative with police but appeared confused with the situation. He stated that he takes several medications.
Police had Woods go through several roadside tasks, all of which he failed or struggled to complete. When asked to say the alphabet backwards, he responded, “yes, recite entire national anthem backwards.”
The breath tests read .000.
Here are several police reports detailing the incident:
MAY 29, 8:15 P.M. — UPDATE: Tiger released the following statement Monday evening:
“I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions. I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly.
I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans. I expect more from myself too. I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again.
I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Department and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office for their professionalism.”
ORIGINAL STORY: Tiger Woods was arrested on charges of suspicion of driving under the influence early Monday morning in Jupiter, Fla., according to WPTV in nearby West Palm Beach.
Woods, a Jupiter Island resident, reportedly was taken into custody at 3 a.m. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office records indicate Woods was booked at 7:18 a.m. and released on his own recognizance at 10:50 a.m.
The Post will provide updates when details become available.