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PD: Man Drove Lawn Mower While on Drugs

Police say Claude Spaulding showed signs of impairment and screened for driving under the influence of drugs

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    PD: Man Drove Lawn Mower While on Drugs
    Vermont State Police
    Claude Spaulding

    Police say a man operating a lawnmower on a road in Vermont has been accused of driving under the influence of drugs.

    The Burlington Free Press reports police say 67-year-old Claude Spaulding, of Bristol, was stopped Monday after they got a report that a man was driving the John Deere lawnmower down the town's main thoroughfare.

    Police say Spaulding showed signs of impairment and screened for driving under the influence of drugs. A court date is pending results from the state forensic lab.

    According to necn affiliate WPTZ, Spaulding was arrested June 13 after police say he drove a tractor to a supermarket whhile under the influence of drugs.

    It wasn't immediately known if Spaulding had a lawyer. A phone number rang unanswered Tuesday.

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