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Student drinkers: ‘Bill’ claims to know Greek alphabet; another tells officers they lack education

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A 21-year-old UW-River Falls male student was found asleep behind the wheel of his idling pickup truck in a downtown alley after bar closing time Thursday, Feb. 20.


The officer pounded on the driver’s side window, then opened the door and shook the student repeatedly, trying to wake him.

The driver did wake, but then kept falling back to sleep.

Finally, when he was fully awake and stayed that way, he claimed his first name was “Bill.”

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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