Ashtabula Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Talbert attempted to stop the buggy at around 2:43 上午. in Orwell, 俄亥俄, but was unsuccessful and told other officers that the driver of the horse and buggy looked like he was asleep, 根据福克斯 8.
“There is a Bud Light can sitting in there and he’s passed clean out,” Talbert says. “We got a drunk Amish guy passed out in a buggy.”
“He just turned eastbound on Bogue and I yelled at the guy when he rode by,” Talbert said. “有一个 Bud Light can sitting in the d**n buggy and I hit the side of the buggy and hollered at the guy. He’s passed clean out. He’s slumped over.”
Police initially responded 至 911 calls from people who claimed the buggy was “all over the road.”
After pursuing the horse and buggy in a low-speed chase, the deputy eventually blocked the buggy with his car, but the buggy hit the cruiser.
The person operating the horse and buggy was identified as Nathan Miller, who took a breathalyzer test and registered a .063%, 据警察.
Miller was 被捕并被指控 with operating a vehicle while under the influence.