A Sheriff’s deputy was arrested early today by the Florida Highway Patrol.
23 year old Jon Doughtry was arrested in the early morning hours after being involved in an accident at the 9 mile marker of the highway, northbound. Florida Highway Patrol charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under the influence of alcohol with damage to property.
He was booked into jail. He was released shortly after noon after attending a first appearance hearing.
Details of the accident should be obtained from the Florida Highway Patrol, the investigating agency in this case. Doughtry, a deputy who works at the Key West Courthouse, has been suspended without pay pending a review of the case.