Education

Drunken Student Body President Busted In Key West During Spring Break Trip

University of Florida’s newly elected student body president was arrested Tuesday after he drunkenly knocked over two Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Key West, Fla., the Miami Herald reported Wednesday.

William Smith Meyers, a 22-year-old University of Florida senior studying food and resource economics, got himself into trouble in Key West during a spring break trip that he reportedly doesn’t even remember going on.

“[Meyers] was so intoxicated that he did not even recall coming down to Key West for spring break vacation,” Officer Nicholas Galbo wrote.

The student body president got on and attempted to start several motorcycles and when he couldn’t get them started he became angry and knocked them over, a resident told police.

Two Harley-Davidson motorcycles were scratched and Officer Galbo left his business card on each bike in an attempt to reach the owners. Meyers was arrested on suspicion of criminal misdemeanor damage estimated between $200 and $1,000.

“We are aware of the incident, and his status as a UF student has not changed. A misdemeanor type of offense would not impact a student’s enrollment,” University of Florida told The Daily Caller.

Meyers was released from the Stock Island Detention Center after posting a $328 bond, according to the UF campus newspaper The Alligator. He won the student government position after running unopposed with the tagline “character that counts.”