Police: Suspected drunk driver falls asleep in Belleville restaurant drive-thru

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 4:36 PM

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) – A suspected drunk driver was arrested after he allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel in the drive-thru line of a fast food restaurant in Belleville early Saturday morning.

Police said officers responded to the Steak and Shake in the 4300 block of W. Main Street around 3:30 a.m. after getting reports that a man fell asleep.

Officers arrived to the scene and made contact with the driver, who appeared to be highly intoxicated, according to police.

The suspect was taken into custody, where it was discovered his license had already been revoked for driving under the influence.

He is currently being held pending felony DUI charges.

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