Kentucky Man Driving Lawnmower Charged With DUI

September 20, 2012

Police in Winchester, Ky., say they’ve arrested a man for driving a riding lawn mower while intoxicated.

The Winchester Sun reports 49-year-old Jeffrey S. Hayes was jailed on Sunday after he was observed driving along a road with a 6-year-old passenger. Hayes was charged with driving under the influence and wanton endangerment.

Officer Zach Conlee said Hayes could not complete several field sobriety tests and a breath test showed his blood-alcohol level was .22, which is over the legal limit of .08.

Jail records did not indicate whether Hayes had an attorney.

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