Ohio police stop man for driving his wheelchair under the influence of alcoholBy Mason White 9:11 AM March 28, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) Police officers work hard to keep the roads safe and free from drunk drivers.
However, this time, they were called to protect a drunk man, who was driving his wheelchair on the road.
Police in Ohio, received calls from concerned citizens after the wheelchair bound man was seen driving recklessly on the Burlin Station Road in Delaware County, just north of Columbus.
Delaware County deputies found Donald Law, driving his wheelchair on the road without reflectors or lights. They stopped Law to see if he was alright. That is when they realized that he was under the influence of alcohol.
Law told police that he was about a mile from his home. According to the law in the state of Ohio, drunk driving can be applied to all types of vehicles.
Officers gave Law a break, and rather than charging him with a DUI he was cited for a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.