Drinking ferments uncommon behavior, denials
He was a local 20-year-old allegedly speeding, doing burnouts and squealing his motorcycle tires on South Main Street after 2 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9. The arresting officer said he could smell burned rubber and alcohol.
The young man had his line of defense ready for the officer:
--Officer, my speedometer must be stuck at 30 mph.
--Officer, I was playing golf earlier in the day and beer got spilled on my clothes.