Lacey police recently arrested a Forked River man and charged him with driving under the influence after they found him passed out in his GMC Suburban with the motor running, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.
Officer Dimitri Tsarnas
responded to the area of Lakeside Drive North and Kearney Drive in
Forked River on June 29 on a at 4:52 p.m. on a report of a driver passed out behind the
wheel of a vehicle, the chief said.
When he arrived Tsarnas saw Michael Clark, 42, Tappan Street, in the driver's seat, with the motor running and the vehicle's flashers on, Paprota said.
Clark was charged with DUI, reckless driving and driving with an open container of alcohol beverage in a motor vehicle. The Suburban was impounded pursuant to John's Law, the chief said.