Drunk driver reports himself to police in Iowa

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Posted: Dec 28, 2010 12:41 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Drunk driver, Iowa, Iowa City, 911, Francisco Castro, Christmas, blood-alcohol level, DWI, WBRZ

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa City police say a 25-year-old man called 911 to report a drunken driver: himself.

According to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, police say Francisco Castro called the emergency number around 8:30 on Christmas morning.

Officers found Castro sitting in the driver's seat of a running vehicle.

Police say Castro told officers that he called 911 because he thought he was too drunk to drive.

A follow-up test showed his blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit.

There is no listed phone number for Castro.

Online court records don't yet list the case or his attorney.

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