Crime Report: Drunk Driver Found Asleep on Belmont
Driving while intoxicated
An officer while out on patrol, observed a vehicle, in the 5300 Block of Belmont parked more than 18 inches from the curb with its lighting equipment active. The officer approached the vehicle and noticed that the keys were in the ignition with the radio on. The driver in the vehicle appeared to be asleep. The officer began checking the doors and located a rear door that was unlocked. The officer opened the rear door to conduct a welfare check on the driver and could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the interior of the vehicle. The driver was later arrested for driving while intoxicated.