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Iowa police: Man drove lawn mower while drunk

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted May 9 2014 10:01AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man has been accused of driving a lawn mower in the middle of a Des Moines street while intoxicated.

Police say 46-year-old Billy Eugene Williams was spotted driving a Cub Cadet lawn mower Wednesday afternoon.

Williams told a police officer he drank several cans of beer prior to being on the lawn mower. Police say he told the officer he was driving his lawn mower to a gas station to buy more beer.

Police say Williams appeared intoxicated, and had slurred speech and watery eyes. He failed a preliminary breath test.

Williams has been charged with operating while intoxicated and failure to have a valid license or permit while operating a motor vehicle. Court records do not list an attorney.

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Topics : Human Interest
Location : Des MoinesIowa
05/09/2014 9:59AM
Iowa police: Man drove lawn mower while drunk
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