Underage Illinois man found drunk, asleep in Wal-Mart parking lot

Underage Illinois man found drunk, asleep in Wal-Mart parking lot

Underage Illinois man found drunk, asleep in Wal-Mart parking lot

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by Kaitlin Riordan / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on October 22, 2012 at 2:14 PM

GODFREY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A 20-year-old man was found asleep and intoxicated in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart by police Sunday evening.

The Madison County Sheriff received a call around 9:30 p.m. about a man who appeared to be asleep in a car that was also blocking traffic. A deputy arrived at the Wal-Mart located at 6660 Godfrey Road and found the man unresponsive in his vehicle.

The deputy woke Tyler Mcnew of Brighton, Illinois and noticed he a strong smell of alcohol. The officer found an open beer inside the vehicle as well.

Then deputies conducted a driving under the influence of alcohol investigation and arrested Mcnew.

Mcnew was taken to the Madison County jail and held on a $400 cash bond. He was issued citations for driving under the influence, illegal transportation of alcohol and unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.

 

 

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