News – “Drunk driver busted making sandwich for his dog in intersection”

mlive.com – CRAWFORD COUNTY, MI – A man wanted on multiple warrants got unlucky when the DNR busted him trying to feed a sandwich to his dog, Lucky, in the middle of a Michigan intersection.

According to an official DNR report, the incident occurred in early June when Ben McAteer, a conservation officer in DNR District 5, was on patrol in Crawford County when he observed a pickup truck stopped in the middle of an intersection.

Suspicious, CO McAteer got closer, but the vehicle began to drive away and eventually failed to stop at a stop sign. A traffic stop was initiated, and CO McAteer was able to smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the driver.

According to the report, a file check of the individual revealed he had multiple warrants for his arrest and a field sobriety test and PBT revealed he had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

When CO McAteer questioned the driver as to why he was sitting in the middle of the intersection, he stated he was making a sandwich for himself and his dog Lucky.

The operator was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Lucky finished his sandwich and was placed into the care of a nearby family member, according to the report.


Lucky finished his sandwich and was placed into the care of a nearby family member, according to the report.

Phew *wipes forehead* if Lucky didn’t get to finish his sandwich we woulda had some serious issues here, SERIOUS issues people!

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