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Fla. man who rode horse while drunk changes plea

Published On: Jan 30 2013 10:34:02 AM HST
Updated On: Jan 09 2013 05:13:35 AM HST

Charles Larkin Cowart changed his plea and had his sentence reduced to time served.

BUNNELL, Fla. -

A man accused of riding his horse while intoxicated during a police chase has changed his plea and was sentenced to time served.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reportedCharles Larkin Cowart, 29, pleaded no contest Tuesday to obstructing an officer without violence and interfering with railroad tracks. He originally pleaded not guilty to the Sept. 24 horseback ride through Bunnell.

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Circuit Judge David Walsh sentenced Cowart to 90 days in jail and three years of probation. He had been held in the Flagler County Jail on $7,000 bail.

Police said Cowart told them he was on his way to this grandmother's house. He refused their request to get off the horse, and took off. Eventually, the horse became exhausted and Cowart ran. He was arrested a short time later.

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