Man drives himself to station, asks for DUI arrest
Hopkinsville, Ky. — Authorities say a man drove under the influence of alcohol to a small-town Kentucky police station, where he requested that officers arrest him.
The Kentucky New Era reports that 26-year-old Christopher L. Stewart drove Tuesday night to the station in Hopkinsville, near the Tennessee border, and slammed on his brakes, nearly hitting a police cruiser. The newspaper reports that Stewart approached officers and said he was ready to go to jail for DUI.
The paper says he told police he drank a pint before driving to the station. Police say Stewart also attempted to drink a closed bottle of fuel injector cleaning fluid, but officers stopped him.
He was charged with driving under the influence. It was unclear whether he had a lawyer to contact for comment on the case.