Lee deputy fired after DUI arrest, crashing patrol car

The Lee County Sheriff's Office fired a deputy accused of crashing his patrol car while under the influence of prescription pills.

Patrick Milosevic, who patrolled the Lehigh Acres area, was arrested back in May.

The Sheriff Office says the 31-year-old deputy admitted during an investigation to taking pills the day of the crash.

"This is of course absolutely unacceptable behavior," said Lee sheriff's spokesman Lt. Larry King.

Milosevic crashed his patrol car while off duty into a parked car at the North Fort Myers Walmart.

"He backed up out of one parking spot and tried to pull into another parking spot and just plowed through a car. He continued to tear up the car all the way down the side," said witness William Sumner.

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naplescriminaldefense writes:

It appears the State Attorney dropped all charges against this ex-cop. Can anyone say biased? Favoritism ? If it was an umployed minority or anyone else who popped pills then caused an accident I don't think they'd drop the charges. Do you?

MIF writes:

Were they prescribed to him? Or did he obtain them illegally? What pill was it?

wrightconnection writes:

Another sickening situation where cops are above the law. Why didn't they just give him paid time off like they usually do? Break the law, get a
paid vacation on the taxpayers dime. The medication was probably valium to help him cope with the stess of the job he chose to do.

fishguts writes:

in response to wrightconnection:

Another sickening situation where cops are above the law. Why didn't they just give him paid time off like they usually do? Break the law, get a
paid vacation on the taxpayers dime. The medication was probably valium to help him cope with the stess of the job he chose to do.

What are you cryin' about? Can you not read?

Gifted1 writes:

in response to wrightconnection:

Another sickening situation where cops are above the law. Why didn't they just give him paid time off like they usually do? Break the law, get a
paid vacation on the taxpayers dime. The medication was probably valium to help him cope with the stess of the job he chose to do.

Your a complaining moron. You still find something to complain about after he got the punishment you were looking for?.....Typical tool....LOL

Klaatu writes:

A 9 panel urne test takes 3-8 min results to complete! Any lab can do it !
http://www.craigmedical.com/drug_test...
What took so long for the so called investigation?
Why no charges?
Drug possession?
Driving under the influence? (Witnessed)
Leaving the scene of an accident?

"This is of course absolutely unacceptable behavior," said Lee sheriff's spokesman Lt. Larry King.

Yes it is, Lt. King on both parts !

garyOfTheGulf writes:

The man lost his JOB, Pension and Health INS. for both him and his family. If he WAS on drugs perscribed for him by a Dr. Yes, he did use bad judgement. I'll bet he regrets that for the rest of his life. The Lee County Sheriff's Dept. is one of the best in the country and we as citzens should be proud of the men and women that protect us and the sheriff that leads them.

Corporate writes:

in response to MIF:

Were they prescribed to him? Or did he obtain them illegally? What pill was it?

why do you care? is your life that empty?

your just dumb.

fedupwithnaples writes:

in response to naplescriminaldefense:

It appears the State Attorney dropped all charges against this ex-cop. Can anyone say biased? Favoritism ? If it was an umployed minority or anyone else who popped pills then caused an accident I don't think they'd drop the charges. Do you?

Don’t be so certain of yourself. I have seen unemployed, drug users; domestic abusers go before a liberal judge and are set free! He is being treated like everyone else in the state of Florida.

Conflict_Resolution writes:

in response to Corporate:

why do you care? is your life that empty?

your just dumb.

if YOU'RE going to call someone dumb, please use the correct you're.

amuser writes:

in response to garyOfTheGulf:

The man lost his JOB, Pension and Health INS. for both him and his family. If he WAS on drugs perscribed for him by a Dr. Yes, he did use bad judgement. I'll bet he regrets that for the rest of his life. The Lee County Sheriff's Dept. is one of the best in the country and we as citzens should be proud of the men and women that protect us and the sheriff that leads them.

You ARE kidding? Right? The pills were not prescribed to him, so he had to get them illegally somehow. He could have killed someone he was so out of it. Why wasn't he arrested and tried in court. Lee County Sheriff let him off, plain and simple. But definitely not fair.

Corporate writes:

in response to amuser:

You ARE kidding? Right? The pills were not prescribed to him, so he had to get them illegally somehow. He could have killed someone he was so out of it. Why wasn't he arrested and tried in court. Lee County Sheriff let him off, plain and simple. But definitely not fair.

Read the entire article nitwit. It did not say the pills were not prescribed to him just that the prescription was not valid. If you read the article instead of just blowing smoke out of your ears you will also see that LCSO called FHP to investigate the crash. They are the ones who made the arrest...not LCSO. So how did LCSO let him off? Also blew triple 0's and FHP did not bring in a DRE. What do you expect the SAO is going to do?

But yet again you are one of those dopey NDN blogging hero's who "reads" an article and sees that a cop is involved and right away screems that there is some sort of cover up to give the cop a break.

If LCSO was going to cover something up they would have wisked the deputy out of there or just hid him and handled it themselves. But you as a dummy fail to see that.

Now put your helmet and mittens back on before you hurt yourself.

Typeone writes:

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/19048198/2...

Now read the rest of the story. According to NBC 2 they were NOT all his pills. Cops always get away with things.

amuser writes:

in response to Corporate:

Read the entire article nitwit. It did not say the pills were not prescribed to him just that the prescription was not valid. If you read the article instead of just blowing smoke out of your ears you will also see that LCSO called FHP to investigate the crash. They are the ones who made the arrest...not LCSO. So how did LCSO let him off? Also blew triple 0's and FHP did not bring in a DRE. What do you expect the SAO is going to do?

But yet again you are one of those dopey NDN blogging hero's who "reads" an article and sees that a cop is involved and right away screems that there is some sort of cover up to give the cop a break.

If LCSO was going to cover something up they would have wisked the deputy out of there or just hid him and handled it themselves. But you as a dummy fail to see that.

Now put your helmet and mittens back on before you hurt yourself.

The television news this morning, stated that the deputy said he was NOT prescribed the pills. The TV news tends to get the story a little straighter than NDN. And you sound very angry and could use some "nice" pills yourself.

Corporate writes:

Who knows the real truth. But oh well in that case glad to see as a cop he got special treatment! HAHAHA.

LoadStar (Inactive) writes:

Aw come on! Give him another chance!

Klaatu writes:

in response to fedupwithnaples:

Don’t be so certain of yourself. I have seen unemployed, drug users; domestic abusers go before a liberal judge and are set free! He is being treated like everyone else in the state of Florida.

At least they had to show up in Court to face the charges !
And their arrest record remains on there records!

stillwatching writes:

in response to 3rdWorldObamanation:

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Just spoke with Scotty ( Lt. Anderson Ret. ) on the phone, told him about this incident and your post.. He said to tell you thanks for keeping his memory alive… He is living in a ( yankee free ) small S. Alabama town and loves it.. He invested his FULL retirement and lives in a new ( mortgage free ) home… His biggest problem is deciding where to fish in the summer and were to hunt in the winter.. He refers to Naples as S. Ohio, N Cuba or E. Mexico depending on his mood and could care less what anyone down their thinks about him or what happened to him… In the end, no matter how ugly it was, Scott came out smelling like a rose…. He did say that he has Dep. Milosevic in his prayers and wishes him the best..

jbm9 writes:

in response to Ludwig:

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give scott credit ,at least he has some b-lls.unlike rambosk and his 40 thieves

wrightconnection writes:

in response to fishguts:

What are you cryin' about? Can you not read?

What's your point?

wrightconnection writes:

in response to Gifted1:

Your a complaining moron. You still find something to complain about after he got the punishment you were looking for?.....Typical tool....LOL

You missed my point, brilliant one. If you're ok with "paid administrative leave" for 3-4 months while they sort things out then YOU my friend are the moron. It happens all the time. Why should the taxpayers pay this guys salary while they investigate? Where do you work? Do you think your employer would pay your salary while they figure out what happened? I don't think so. Keep reading the rest of the posts here, seems I'm not the only one who's still p.o.'d about this. By the way...what is a tool? Looking forward to your reply.

Klaatu writes:

"In Florida, the process of investigating and disciplining police officers and prison guards is flawed at every level, allowing troubled lawmen to return to work after repeated acts of misconduct, a Herald-Tribune investigation has found."

Read the entire investigative story!

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/...

Misconduct by police in florida
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/...

Florida law enforcement discipline rates
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/...

Unfit for Duty
http://cops.htcreative.com/

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