A 25-year-old Caledonia man suspected of driving drunk, failed to stop for the cops and didn’t stop for a stop sign during a high speed chase at 12:32 a.m. Tuesday.
According to a report by the , the man’s blood-alcohol level was .13, which is almost double the .08 legal limit.
The man was driving his car on Kennedy Drive at Green Bay Road at speeds of 52 mph, 17 miles over the posted speed limit. When the police initiated a traffic stop, the man crossed the centerline and accelerated the car. Traveling at 70 mph, the man ran a stop sign and turned left onto Kennedy Drive, just missing hitting a parked car. However, the man found that his car was blocked between the police officer’s car and the parked car.
While being arrested, man apologized to the police officer for not stopping and told them he had only had two beers. The man was taken into police custody and cited for speeding, drunk driving (first offense), having a prohibited blood-alcohol content, failing to stop for a stop sign and failing to stop for an emergency vehicle.