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DUI Driver Switches Seat with Dog After Police Stop

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A piece of news got the attention of viewers all over the world today, and in a way, its delightfulness helps us with a breather in an otherwise bleak world. This Colorado man made many people smile, and it went viral in many news outlets and media.

A driver in Colorado was pulled over by an officer and the driver was in fact intoxicated at the time of the incident. He quickly swapped his seat with his passenger-side pal, his dog, and he himself sat down passenger seat after being pulled over by the officer. He drove 52 mph in a 30 mph zone, according to CBS, The driver claimed that he was not driving the car.  He ran away from the officer, and he was apprehended 20 yards away from the scene at the end.

The man has two warrants for his arrest in Pueblo, Colorado, and was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, driving while ability impaired, driving under suspension, speeding 20-24 over, and resisting arrest. The incident happened at 11:30 p.m. last Saturday.

He was booked in the Baca County Jail after he was checked with an accompanying officer at the local hospital. His friend will take care of the dog while he is held behind bars in the meantime.

“The dog does not face any charges and was let go with just a warning,” they joked on the Facebook of the Springfield Police Department, Colorado. The department said that the investigation is ongoing and all parties are still innocent until proven guilty.

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