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Wife of former Heat star is arrested on DUI charge

 

jdeleon@MiamiHerald.com

The wife of former Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning was arrested early Friday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol by Miami-Dade police near Old Cutler Road and San Servando Avenue.

According to the arrest affidavit, Tracy Wilson-Mourning was observed by an officer driving her 2010 Porsche Panamera at 48 mph in a 20 mph zone and making an improper right turn at about 3:40 a.m. Wilson-Mourning was then observed running a flashing red light.

Suspicious that the driver might be intoxicated, the Miami-Dade officer pulled the local entrepreneur over.

“What did I do, sir?” Wilson-Mourning asked after handing over her license, registration and insurance documents.

Wilson-Mourning was informed of the speed limits at which she responded, “I was going fast, wasn’t I?”

The officer continued by informing her of her improper turn at an intersection with a flashing light.

She interrupted him to say, “Didn’t stop, did I?”

He continued to tell Wilson-Mourning that she had rolled through a flashing red light.

“Ahhh, but you can’t see there,” Wilson-Mourning said. In defense she pointed to some foliage blocking the intersection.

More reason to proceed with caution, he told her.

“That’s absolutely right,” Wilson-Mourning responded.

During the exchange, the officer observed Wilson-Mourning smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

When questioned as to where she had been and if she had been drinking, Wilson-Mourning told the officer she had just come from dinner with some “amazing friends” but that she had not been drinking.

Early that evening she was seen at the Rec Room with Will Smith.

The officer then asked her to get out of her vehicle.

A barefoot Wilson-Mourning got out and failed a roadside test but refused to take the breathalyzer.

She was then taken into custody.

The mother of three is the CEO of Honey Child Enterprises that includes her natural beauty products and also is the founder of the Honey Shine Mentoring Program.

Married since 1997, she and her husband have a North Miami high school named after them.

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