Actual Headline: 'Man convicted of drinking and sleeping.' Fark: He blew a 0.22 BAC - that must have been three or four Canadian Beers, eh?
An Esterhazy man, who had a history of responsibly taking a cab home when drunk, learned a tough lesson in criminal justice last week.
Drinkers beware; sleeping in your parked car is not necessarily a defence for impaired operation of a motor vehicle according to Yorkton provincial court judge Ross Green and several precedents he cited when he found the man guilty.
Here's the story. Guy drives to the bar. Guy gets plastered. Guy asks bartender to call him a cab and goes outside to wait. Guy gets cold. Guy gets in his car and turns it on to warm up. Guy falls asleep.
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