Police: Drunk Alabama teen punched man, damaged pickup
BATON ROUGE – Police say an Alabama teen faces battery charges after he drunkenly broke into another person’s truck then punched someone Sunday morning.
According to arrest documents, the incident happened around 2:14 a.m. on East Boyd Drive. 19-year-old Ross Pollet, of Spanish Fort Alabama, was charged with second-degree battery, damage to property and disturbing the peace/intoxicated.
Police say Pollet mistook a 2004 Dodge pickup truck as his own 2008 Ford pickup truck. He then damaged the truck’s door handle, gear shifter and glove box.
Police say Pollet also punched someone in the mouth. The victim suffered a loose tooth that is likely to fall out. Arrest records say the victim did not know Pollet.
Investigators say Pollet was wearing bracelets from a local bar and had an odor of alcohol coming from his breath.
Pollet was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.