61°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
73°
51°
10%
Thu
78°
55°
0%
Fri
79°
53°
0%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

State Police: man drives drunk to police station

11 months ago May 11, 2014 May 11, 2014 Sunday, May 11 2014 Sunday, May 11, 2014 5:43:54 PM EDT in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - State Police say a Gonzales man drove himself to the police station while drunk, where he was arrested for DWI.

Troopers say Patrick Ruffner, 31, went to the station to fill out a crash report after he was involved in a hit and run crash on I-10 near Siegen Lane.

Ruffner arrived at the police station at around 3:45am Saturday. State police say when Ruffner arrived, he appeared to be drunk.

Officials say the officer Ruffner intended to give the crash report to gave him a field sobriety test, which he failed. He then admitted to consuming alcohol before driving himself to the police station.

Police also found out that Ruffner was driving with a suspended license and arrived at the police station in a different car then the one he was driving during the hit and run.

Ruffner is charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

 

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Invalid CFML construct found on line 8 at column 1.