KRON / Washington County Sheriff's Office
LAKELAND, Fla. -- (WPTV) -- Whitney Marie Beall, 23, of Lakeland, was arrested and charged with a DUI on Saturday after using Periscope, a live video streaming platform owned by Twitter, to broadcast herself driving drunk.
Periscope videos are public and can been seen world-wide.
Periscope users called The Lakeland Police to report a possible drunk driver using the social media site. Messages were sent to the driver via Periscope asking Beall to stop driving and to pull over.
An officer was able to use their personal account in an effort to locate the driver. The officer was able to find the driver based observations and landmarks from the streaming video. At this time, she was driving a 2015 Toyota Corolla with a flat left front tire.