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Driver backs into patrol car in Port St. Lucie

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Police arrested a man on suspicious of driving under the influence after he backed into a patrol car in Port St. Lucie.

The incident happened Saturday night on SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard.

An officer on patrol noticed the suspect’s car outside a day care center.

As the officer made a U-turn to go back and investigate the situation, the suspect drove away.

Police stopped the driver for failing to stay in their lane of traffic and for not having a license plate on the car.

After the car stopped. police said the driver put the car in reverse until he hit the patrol car.

Police said the suspect, 37-year-old Marius Lockhart, admitted to drinking three beers and two shots.

Police found two empty bottles of vodka in his car.

No one was hurt.