Drinking does not enhance winter driving
A 21-year-old local driver was found lodged in a snowbank near Grove and Maple streets at 8 a.m. Sunday. Head leaning against the side window, he appeared to have passed out. An officer rapping on the window finally got his attention. The man said what he last remembered was heading to a friend's house. He wound up arrested, as were a handful of other motorists this past week for driving while drunk.
There's more to read in Police Beat. Check it out in the Jan. 27 print edition of the River Falls Journal.