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Lutheran pastor charged with DUI in Tampa

TAMPA — A Tampa pastor was arrested early Wednesday morning on a charge of driving under the influence.

Jon Noble Keiser, 60, of 10290 Oasis Palm Drive, was taken into custody at Linebaugh Avenue and Countryway Boulevard.

Keiser, who listed his profession as "clergy" on his arrest report, is the pastor of Lutheran Church of Our Savior at 8401 W Hillsborough Ave., according to its Web site.

According to an arrest report, a radar clocked him speeding. When stopped, he smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot, watery eyes and was unsteady on his feet, the report states.

Keiser refused to take a blood alcohol test, according to jail records. He was released from Orient Road Jail on $500 bail. He could not be reached for comment.

Lutheran pastor charged with DUI in Tampa 03/18/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 7:07pm]
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