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Drunk man calls police to help him drive his car home

By Mason White 11:14 AM November 27, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A drunk man was arrested on a charge of drunk driving after allegedly calling the police to help him drive home, police in Canada said.

York Regional police said that they have arrested 27-year-old Andrew Scuglia, after being accused of trying to operate his car under the influence of alcohol before calling the police for help.

According to the police investigation, on Tuesday around 2:30 a.m., Scuglia called the police, seeking help to start his car.

Scuglia told police that he is located on Bathurst Street near King Road. The police dispatcher heard the suspect trying to start the engine, but it failed.

Officers who arrived at the scene, found the vehicle on the side of King Road. The car was running, but Scuglia was unable to drive it.

Scuglia showed obvious signs of being impaired by alcohol. He was arrested and taken to a police station. A test showed that his blood alcohol content was much higher than the legal limit.