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He Brakes For Midgets

Sartorial statement from a Florida DUI arrestee

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He Brakes For Midgets

JULY 14--Since you usually can't anticipate an arrest for drunk driving, a motorist does not have the luxury of planning a wardrobe for the mug shot session.

Floridian Jon Matteson, who last month pleaded no contest to a reckless driving count, knows all about that predicament. The 28-year-old was wearing a rather distinctive t-shirt when he posed for a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office mug shot following his December 2004 DUI arrest.

We're sure Matteson was more appropriately attired in Circuit Court on June 1, when he was sentenced to a year's probation, fined $775, and ordered to perform 50 hours of community service. (1 page)