A Covington man was arrested on his sixth DUI offense Friday, a day after he blocked two lanes on La. 427 by Baton Rouge, in accordance with an affidavit.
Simply after 7 a.m. Thursday, a trooper touring east on La. 427 seen a automobile blocking each northbound lanes. The trooper initiated a visitors cease, and the motive force, recognized as Patrick O’Leary, 51, of Covington, pulled into the Louisiana State Police Troop A car parking zone.
Patrick O’Leary was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail Friday morning, jail information present.
Within the affidavit, the trooper mentioned O’leary obtained out of the automobile and gave the trooper his debit card when he was requested to offer his driver’s license.
The trooper mentioned O’Leary needed to maintain onto the automotive door to face with out falling.
After questioning, O’Leary was handcuffed and brought into the Troop A workplace to take a breath take a look at.
O’Leary refused the take a look at, in accordance with the affidavit, and was transported to Our Girl of the Lake Baton Rouge for hospitalization.
A warrant was accredited for a authorized blood draw, and a pattern was taken from O’Leary’s left hand. The pattern was despatched over to the LSP crime lab for evaluation.
The possible trigger report says that is O’Leary’s sixth DUI offense and that his license to drive is beneath suspension for earlier arrests. He was additionally not issued a short lived driver’s license due to his suspension.
Along with the DUI cost, O’Leary was additionally charged with a depend every of:
- Illegal refusal to submit a chemical take a look at
- Working a automobile whereas beneath suspension for prior offenses
- Easy obstruction of a freeway
- Switched license plate
- No insurance coverage