In Dead of Winter, Police Arrest Person for Driving Lawn Mower Under the Influence

Police in Augusta, Maine say lawn-mower OUIs aren't uncommon

Courtesy of Augusta Police Department

Police in Augusta, Maine arrested a person for driving a lawn mower under the influence this week — in the dead of winter.

According to the police department’s Facebook page, it is not uncommon to arrest a lawn-mower driver for operating under the influence.

Although the lawn-mower OUI was not a first, police said the arrest was atypical for winter.

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