Comments for: Hermon man charged with drunk driving after allegedly crashing into ditch

Posted Nov. 06, 2012, at 12:15 p.m.

HERMON | A local man whose blood-alcohol level was “almost three times over the legal limit” was charged Monday night with drunken driving after he crashed his pickup truck, Sgt. Mike Burgess of the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. “It was a traffic accident that resulted in an …

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  • Anonymous

    I’m glad he crashed into a ditch instead of a car load of people. Time to pay up now Arnold.

  • Anonymous

    What about the Grandmother who was pulled over on 395 & charged with OUI, Child Endagerment who had a .30cal semi auto M1 rifle in the back seat?

  • Anonymous

    Should sue The Ditch Diggers

    • Anonymous

      That’s a good name for a band.

  • Bill Cat

    The truck didn’t allegedly end up in a ditch or get there by itself — it was in a ditch — and seeing there was nobody else in sight ‘cept the owner and he was buzzed.  Ahem…  unless he wants to claim Sasquatch was driving and then ran off into the woods.  Just another DUI, it seems, and all that “allegedly” stuff is a bit off-kilter.

    • Ben Hutchins

      The BDN’s headline editors have recurrent problems with putting “alleged” in the wrong spot.  A while back there was an article saying someone had been arrested, I forget what for, and the cop had found him hiding in the trunk of his car.  The headline had it that the “hiding in the trunk” part was the allegation.

      • Bill Cat

        Pretty tough to allegedly hide in the trunk — either he’s in the trunk or not.  Nah, the pretending-to-check-the-spare story don’t cut it, sorry.  LOL

  • Anonymous

    I very much doubt that the ditch crashed into him. So it follows that he crashed into it because he was under the influence. Or just a bad driver, whichever applies in this instance.

  • Anonymous

    Was this man a state trooper, by any chance?

  • Anonymous

    He was on his way to the polls and was reading the political signs and needed to get a little closer!

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