Photo: Maine cops pull over drunk man driving lawnmower

A photo posted on the department's Facebook page shows two police vehicles pulling over a small riding lawnmower tractor


Sam Shepherd
Kennebec Journal

AUGUSTA, Maine — City police said they arrested a person on a charge of operating a riding lawnmower under the influence, according to social media posts Monday night.

A Facebook post published at 8:25 p.m. Monday shows a picture of two Augusta cruisers appearing to pull over a small riding lawnmower. The post does not identify the person charged nor provide additional details about when and where the incident occurred.

 

“As seen on Facebook “ Although it’s not uncommon to make an arrest on a lawnmower for an OUI, it has been known to...

Posted by Augusta Maine Police Department on Monday, February 10, 2020

The post reads: “Although it’s not uncommon to make an arrest on a lawnmower for an OUI, it has been known to happen from time to time. However, we can’t think of a recent instance when it happened in the winter.”

Officials from the department were not immediately available Tuesday morning to provide additional case details.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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