Back page: Man arrested after drunkenly entering cop car | SummitDaily.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Back page: Man arrested after drunkenly entering cop car

BRUNSWICK, N.Y. — It may have been the easiest driving while intoxicated arrest ever made by the New York State Police.

Authorities say a trooper was driving a marked patrol car Saturday night when he stopped to fill his gas tank at a convenience store in Brunswick, near Albany. While the trooper was gassing up, state police say, a 50-year-old man from nearby Troy pulled in and parked next to the trooper’s car. Police say the man got out of his vehicle and walked directly into the trooper’s car. Officials say the man showed obvious signs of intoxication and was questioned by the trooper.

Police say the man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. Troopers say his blood-alcohol content was 0.18 percent, more than twice the legal limit.



— The Associated Press


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User