An American man who was arrested on suspicion of drink driving advised police “I solely drank at cease indicators”.
Earle Stevens, of Florida , mentioned he solely took sips of bourbon whereas he was ready at cease indicators and site visitors alerts, the Miami Herald experiences.
The 69-year-old was arrested on June 27 after a lady known as to say Stevens ran into the again of her automobile “again and again” at a McDonald’s drive-through.
When an officer pulled him over and appeared inside Stevens’ automobile, he discovered an open bottle of Jim Beam bourbon within the passenger seat, in response to the arrest affidavit.
It was reported that he had bloodshot eyes, smelled of alcohol and mentioned he felt “fairly good,” whereas slurring his phrases.
After studying Stevens didn’t have a legitimate driver’s license, the officer requested the 69-year-old if he had been consuming that day. Stevens reportedly answered “sure” however argued he solely drank at cease indicators, not whereas the car was shifting.
The Florida native then failed a sobriety take a look at and was charged with a DUI and consuming with no licence.