Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel, changed his story: police report


The report said Woods failed several sobriety tests, including walking heel-to-toe on a line, having to raise his arms for balance or stop walking.

According to a probable cause affidavit released on Tuesday, via the Golf Channel, Woods' black Mercedes was stopped in the roadway and the golfer "had to be woken up" by the police officer who came on the scene. The car's brake lights were lit, and the right turn signal was blinking.

Police said Woods was arrested on Military Trail, south of Indian Creek Parkway. He also said he didn't know where he was and changed his story about from where and to he was going. Woods asked how far from his house he was. The report stated that Woods was unsure of where he was and told officers that he was coming from Los Angeles and headed to Orange County.

He was administered a Breathalyzer exam and his alcohol level was recorded at zero.

Woods apologized to his family, friends and fans and said, "I expect more from myself, too". Under Florida law, Woods could be charged with operating under the influence of prescription medication if it impaired his ability to operate his vehicle. He finished the statement by saying that he wasn't fully aware that the mix of medications had affected him so much. "And I wish him well", Nicklaus said.

Woods received two citations from the Jupiter, Florida police department, the first for improper parking at 4.22 am on Monday. He then apologised to the public and pledged that the incident would never happen again.

Palm Beach County Jail records indicate Woods was released from the Palm Beach County Jail at 10:50 a.m. on Monday morning.

Head says that the cocktail of pain medications likely left Woods in a "somnambulant condition" and "he was not able to function in a normal way". Woods won his last major - No. 14 - in the 2008 U.S. Open.

He underwent fusion surgery on his back more than a month ago - his fourth operation since 2014.

Police described woods as mumbling and confused, but cooperative.

Woods, 41, was arrested in Florida on Monday and held by police for four hours.

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