Popular App Leads to Drunken-Driving Arrest

A Florida woman was using Periscope to live-stream her drive when viewers noticed she appeared to be intoxicated and informed police.
2:35 | 10/13/15

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Now to a drunk driving arrest that you probably have never seen before. Online good samaritans calling police after seeing a drunk young woman behind the wheel. She was streaming it live on periscope which allows anyone to broadcast their life. ABC's Ryan smith is here with the story. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning. Imagine logging on to periscope and seeing this, broadcast worldwide a 23-year-old woman saying she's drunk over and over showing the chaos behind the wheel in realtime and viewers pleaded with her to stop before she hurt someone police had the daunting task of finding her and stopping her before it was too late. I'm driving home drunk. See if I get a DUI. I don't think I will. Hi there. I just saw a girl on periscope driving drunk. She doesn't know where she is and she's driving really fast. Reporter: This morning, police are saying a smartphone app helped them take an allegedly intoxicated driver off the street and put her behind bars. How do you know she's drunk? She's slurring her speech and she's going from one lane to another on the street. I know. I know. I am super drunk, Drunk right now. Reporter: 23rd Whitney beall was using the live streaming app periscope to share her Saturday night out in Lakeland, Florida, with the world in realtime starting off at a bar and getting behind the wheel of her car. I really don't know where the Is. I am so Drunk. Reporter: People who didn't even know her good morning, David. Reporter: Good morning. This is a story that reads like an indie arrested at the border thrown in a Vermont jail overhe T weekend awaiting possible extradition to California, trey'heol hodwoly fugitives. After five years on the run actor randy Quaid appeared in court Monday playing the role of defendant. Quaid barely recognizable behind atth big Santa Claus beard as he attempt tod explain his lengthy disappearance from the U.S. We heard about it toughhr the internet that we missed this court appearance that we didn't know anything about. Reporter: He and his wife have a lot ofxplaing Tino do. They were arrested Friday trying to cross from Quebec into Vermont an Canada in 2010 after allegedly being discovered squatting in leave it open or save the video to have all that video. What a crazy thing to narrate. Thanks, Ryan, for that.

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