Former Public Service Commissioner Lisa Edgar charged with DUI
Lisa Edgar

Leon County Jail

Lisa Edgar, former state parks director and Public Service Commissioner, was charged Sunday with a drunk-driving hit and run, Leon County booking records show.

A request for her arrest report is pending.

In February, Edgar resigned as director of the Florida Park Service after less than two months on the job, citing “an immediate family emergency.”

Edgar was also a three-term member of the state’s Public Service Commission, the panel that regulates the state’s investor-owned utilities, and was a deputy secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection.

Then-Gov. Jeb Bush first appointed her to the PSC in January 2005. Last year, Edgar decided not to seek another term on the PSC. She was replaced by water-use engineer Donald Polmann of Dunedin.

She switched jobs around the first of the year, saying she wanted to further use her “regulatory and governmental experience.”

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  • Glen Gibellina

    April 17, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    Bought and paid for by the big power corporations
    Karma has no expiration date

  • Nancy Argenziano

    April 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    This woman should have been arrested years ago while she was the screwing ratepayers . She knows no ethics, and she was owned by FPL and the Republican legislators that paid her very well. I served with her on the PSC, and I saw what she was. I have ZERO sadness that her mug is now on the police blogs. It’s about time. She has had the protection of those that bought her too many times. Even while the elderly came before us and pleaded that they could not afford unfair, unjustified rate hikes this woman couldn’t care less. She fought for unjustified rate increases, and she was treated very well for it. You watch, she will get away with this too, unless they have no use for her anymore. After so many years of watching the rotten corrupt get away with so much, I have to be honest, even this that she will most likely get away with as it seems there are separate justice systems for those who prostitute for the powerful, gives me some satisfaction to finally see at least one slimebags face I a police photo. Karma is grand.

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