07-01-11 Citizen call leads to felony arrest of drunk driver;
Daily incident report
Arrested: David D. Mortensen, 59,
Charges:Driving Under the Influence
(DUI)(F) Unlawful Transportation of Alcoholic Beverage (Open
Boise Police responded to a citizen's report of a
possible drunk driver at Cole and Ustick yesterday evening, June
30th, at approximately 8:30 p.m. The witness tells police he
observed the suspect's vehicle strike a curb and hit a trash can as
the vehicle pulled into a convenience store. The suspect, who
appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several field
sobriety tests and blew a .24/.26 at the Ada County Jail.
Officers recovered a partially consumed beer in the passenger
compartment resulting in the open container charge. A check through
Ada County records indicated the suspect had a prior conviction for
DUI making this charge a felony. The suspect was booked at the
Ada County Jail on the above listed charges.
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