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UF student body president-elect arrested in Key West on spring break trip

The University of Florida's student body president-elect, William Smith Meyers, 22, was arrested in Key West Tuesday for damaging motorcycles while intoxicated. [Monroe County Sheriff's Office]

The University of Florida's student body president-elect, William Smith Meyers, 22, was arrested in Key West Tuesday for damaging motorcycles while intoxicated. [Monroe County Sheriff's Office]

Just 13 days after being elected student body president at the University of Florida, a former Plant High School student was arrested after police said he drunkenly damaged motorcycles about 2 a.m. Tuesday in Key West.

Police said William Smith Meyers, 22, was so intoxicated when he pushed over two motorcycles parked along William Street that he didn't remember he traveled to the Keys for spring break. Instead, he thought he was in Clearwater and was trying to get the motorcycles to start so he could ride one home, police said.

Meyers was arrested on a criminal mischief charge and released on a $328 bond.

UF student body president-elect arrested in Key West on spring break trip 03/09/17 [Last modified: Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:12pm]
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