Police: Vt. man drove wrong waySeptember 14,2012
Police: Vt. man drove wrong way
WESTMORELAND ó State police say a 35-year-old Vermont man was drunk when he drove nearly 100 miles in the wrong direction after leaving a concert in Albany.
Troopers with the state police Thruway detail said Jarred Wendel, of Ripton, Vt., ran out of gas Sunday while driving in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 just west of Utica.
Police said Wendel told them he was returning home from a concert in Albany, about 95 miles east of the spot where he ran out of gas. Troopers said his blood alcohol content was 0.12 percent.
He was arraigned in the Oneida County town of Westmoreland on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
Wendel was released on $200 bail and ordered to return to court on Oct. 10.MORE IN NewsPORTLAND, Maine — U.S. Sen. Full Story
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