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Police: Man Arrested After Driving Drunk On Lawnmower With Child

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Updated: 9/18/2012 6:01 pm
A Sunday evening joy ride landed a Winchester man in jail.

Police say Jeffery Hayes,49, was driving his lawnmower drunk with a 6 year old child in his lap. Police say they received several complaints that Hayes was riding around with an alcoholic beverage and the child. The officer says when he spoke with him he could tell Hayes was intoxicated. The officer says he told Hayes to stop riding the mower and left.

The officer says when he stopped at a stoplight he saw Hayes riding up the road with the child on his lap. After failing several sobriety tests, he was arrested.
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