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Mowing While Intoxicated

(CBS/AP)
VASSALBORO, Maine (CBS/AP) A Maine man has been charged with operating under the influence after he and a friend made a beer run on a ridable lawn mower.

Police say 51-year-old Danforth Ross of Vassalboro was charged May 29.

Several motorists caught site of the strange spectacle and
flagged down Trooper Joe Chretien. They warned him of a wayward mower.

Chretien made the arrest after Ross and his friend emerged from a variety store with two cases of beer.

Why did they do it? Ross' driver's licence had been revoked, so the pair opted for the lawn mower. Ross couldn't be reached for comment.

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