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Shocking Stupidity: Florida Woman Arrested After Streaming Drunken Driving Escapade On Periscope –– 'I Really Hope I Don't Get A DUI'

Periscope Drunk Driver Whitney Marie Beall
Source: Periscope/Youtube

Oct. 13 2015, Published 1:59 p.m. ET

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A Lakeland, Fla. woman was arrested in connection with drunk driving after she broadcast her intoxicated ride home via the streaming app Periscope.

Whitney Marie Beall, 23, showed Periscope viewers her wild ride -- in a clip aptly titled, "Drunk girl driving," in which she slurred, "I'm so f***ing drunk ... I really hope I don't get a DUI.

"I'm driving ... I think I'm on a flat tire ... this is horrible … goodbye red light ... this song is super hot, I want you guys to know."

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She continued, "I have no f***ing idea where I'm going right now," at which point many concerned viewers warned her to pull over, and those who knew her sent her texts pleading to stop.

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Some alerted authorities with the Lakeland Police Dept., who were able to suss out her location by background scenery, eventually locating her.

When authorities pulled over Beall, who was behind-the-wheel of a 2015 Toyota Corolla, she smashed into a curb, and when the door of her car opened, they could smell the alcohol on her breath, police said. She couldn't pass a field sobriety test, and would not submit to a breathalyzer test, police said, at which point she was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI and held at Polk County jail.

The shocking event -- in which thankfully no one was hurt -- illustrated the "dangers of driving while intoxicated through the eyes of a drunk and irresponsible young adult," police said.

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