Prosecutors drop DUI charge on Alonzo Mourning’s wife, Tracy Wilson-Mourning
10/15/2013 10:50 AM
10/15/2013 6:35 PM
Miami-Dade prosecutors on Tuesday dropped a drunken-driving charge against Tracy Wilson-Mourning, the wife of former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning.
Police arrested Wilson-Mourning on a DUI charge in February after she was pulled over for speeding near Old Cutler Road and San Servano Avenue.
According to the arrest report, an officer said he saw Wilson-Mourning 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. Police also said Wilson-Mourning ran a flashing red light.
Wilson-Mourning refused to take a breath test but failed a roadside sobriety test, according to police.
But on Tuesday morning, Miami-Dade prosecutors busted down the charge to a traffic citation of careless driving. She’ll still have to attend classes about the dangers of drunken driving, and will also have to complete 50 hours of community service.
Wilson-Mourning did not appear in Miami-Dade court Tuesday, but was instead represented by attorney Christopher Lyons.
“I am pleased that this matter is over and that the state attorney’s office agreed with me that I did not commit a DUI or any other criminal offense that evening,” Wilson-Mourning said in a statement through her attorney.
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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