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Man arrested for DUI after officers find him sleeping in his car, which was parked in the Burger King drive-thru

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A suspicious vehicle report at 2:52 a.m. led to a DUI arrest in the 100 block of 33rd Street.

The vehicle was parked in the drive thru of Burger King, which was closed.


The car was running.

The man's eyes were closed.

The man needed pain stimulation to be woken from his slumber. When the man was finally awake, he said he didn't recall how he got to Burger King.

"Your guess is as good as mine," the man told officers.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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