24-Year-Old Mequon Man Drunkenly Drives Over Curb

He was going 75 mph in a 55 mph zone and when police tried to pull him over, he drove right over the curb, scraping his tires for six feet before stopping. He had a BAC of 0.109.

A 20-year-old Mequon man caught the attention of when he was cruising at 75 mph in a 55 mph zone.

According to the report:

Police were watching traffic on June 28 from the turnaround at the 9200 block of Interstate 43 and with the radar gun, clocked a car speeding at 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. The car got off on Port Washington Road and police followed the car, pulling it.

As the vehicle pulled over, it struck the curb with its right side tires and scraped about six feet before coming to a stop. The driver, a 24-year-old from Mequon, admitted to having "three or four beers" when police asked if he'd been drinking since they could smell the alcohol coming from inside the car.

He performed field sobriety tests and while he did complete the horizontal gaze nystagmus test, they coud smell alcohol on his breath and marijuana coming from his clothes. He completed a preliminary breath test showing a BAC of 0.109. He was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

He was cited for prohibited alcohol concentration and speeding in excess of posted limits. Police noted he was cooperative and respectful during the booking process and was released to his father at 4:37 a.m.


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