READ: Tiger Woods’ DUI Police Report

Details have emerged from Tiger Woods‘ DUI arrest early Monday morning in Jupiter, Florida, and they show that the 41-year old was incoherent, but not under the influence of alcohol.

A police report from the Jupiter Police Department was released Tuesday and it said that an officer noticed a black Mercedes stopped on the roadway with its right blinker flashing at 2:03 a.m. When the officer approached the vehicle, Woods was noted as being asleep, hunched over the steering wheel. The officer had to wake Woods up, and noted that he had “extremely slow and slurred speech.”

Woods allegedly told the officer that he was coming from Los Angeles from golfing and said that he didn’t know where he was. He changed the story of where he was going multiple times, and the officer didn’t notice any odor of alcohol.

The golfer failed field sobriety tests, including reciting the alphabet back to the officer. When the officer asked if Woods knew what was asked of him, he allegedly said “Yes, recite entire National Anthem backwards.”

Woods was taken into custody and to a testing facility, where he arrived at 4:02 a.m. He was observed for 20 minutes and was noted as cooperative, but was “extremely sleepy” and had trouble keeping his eyes open.

Breath test results, according to the affidavit, show that the golfer didn’t register anything during the alcohol test but had been prescribed to multiple medications from past medical issues.

Read the police report from Woods’ arrest in the document below:


Tiger Woods Arrest Report by Chris on Scribd


The arrest documents show that Woods was prescribed four medications for his past surgeries. Those include Vicodin, Solarex, Torix and Vioxx (which he said he hasn’t taken this year).

Woods is scheduled to appear in court at 8:30 a.m. on July 5.

Hours after the arrest, Woods issued a statement, saying he experienced a negative side-effect of his prescribed medication.

“I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans,” Woods said in his statement. “I expect more from myself too.”

Woods was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The arrest happened just south of his The Woods restaurant.

TMZ later reported that Woods’ girlfriend, Kristin Smith, was in Dallas at the time of Woods’ arrest. When she heard about it at a Neiman Marcus store, she “went crazy,” eyewitnesses told TMZ.

Woods has struggled to return to form on the golf course after surgeries. He had his fourth back surgery since 2014 in April. Just one week before his arrest, Woods said he planed to return to play professional golf and had no plans to retire anytime soon.

“I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again,” Woods wrote on his website. “Presently, I’m not looking ahead. I can’t twist for another two and a half to three months. Right now, my sole focus is rehab and doing what the doctors tell me. I am concentrating on short-term goals.”

Woods last played golf professionally in February in Dubai after missing the entire 2016 season. Woods has been one of golf’s most storied athletes, having won 14 major championships. However, he hasn’t won any championships since 2007 when he won the PGA Championship.

Woods had hoped to play in the 2017 Masters, but it wasn’t to be as he is still recovering from back problems.

“He was grinding pretty hard on this one,” Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, told ESPN. “Because the Masters has such a special place in his heart, and because it’s been such a special tournament for him, he really wanted to try and be there. And knowing the course so well, the local knowledge, he figured he had a chance to play. He grinded on this up until today.”


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