NEW: Florida man accused of riding lawn mower while drunk


A 56-year-old man faces a DUI charge after Port St. Lucie police allegedly caught him driving a red Snapper lawn mower erratically on a public access road.

Police say Kenneth Alleshouse’s blood-alcohol level was more than three times over the legal limit for intoxication when a police officer pulled the lawn mower over Friday on the 10400 block of U.S. 1, just north of Port St. Lucie Boulevard. Investigators say Alleshouse was carrying a case of beer and driving erratically.

When he was pulled over, the officer detected the strong smell of alcohol on Alleshouse, police said. Alleshouse was arrested and taken to the St. Lucie County Jail.



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