American man caught trying to switch seats with dog to dodge DUI arrest in Colorado


A Colorado driver allegedly sought to exchange seats with his dog in order to escape being for DUI.

A Colorado motorist allegedly tried to avoid being arrested for DUI after being stopped by switching seats with his dog, according to authorities.

The report stated that as the SPD officer approached and observed the entire process, the driver “attempted to switch places with his dog who was in the passenger seat.”

The male party then claimed he wasn't driving when he got out of the passenger side of the .

The man was stopped by police at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2023, for allegedly driving 52 mph in a 30-mph zone, according to a post by the Springfield Police Department.

He was apprehended about 20 yards from the vehicle, police said.

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“After being medically cleared, the man was then booked into the Baca County Jail on charges including driving under the influence of and/or drugs, speeding and resisting ,” police said.

His dog was entrusted to a friend while he was in jail, the post said. “The dog does not face any charges and was let go with just a warning”.

By Boafo Regina Yaa Kyerewah||

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