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Henry County (Ga.) Police responded to a 911 call reporting a man slumped over the wheel of his car in McDonough. When they arrived the man was still there: the engine was running, and his foot was on the brake, but the driver was asleep. Startled by officers, the man took his foot off the brake and started to roll, and put his car in Park when an officer told him to. He identified himself as Robert Eugene Mobley, and said he didn’t have a driver’s license — it was suspended after a DUI. The 2-year-old boy with him? That was his son, Mobley said. The bag of white powder? Cocaine, he said. Has he been drinking? Just one beer, he said — but he failed field sobriety tests and was again arrested for DUI. The boy wasn’t seatbelted or in his car seat, since that was already occupied — by a whiskey bottle. (RC/WXIA Atlanta) ...Which tells you which he loved more.
Original Publication Date: 07 September 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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