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An officer from the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety stopped a car going the wrong way down a one-way street at 3:00 a.m. in Iowa City. Ross A. McDonald, 39, was “extremely confused” and unaware he was on a one-way street, police say, and he was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a field sobriety test. At the police station, McDonald started eating toilet paper in an apparent attempt to thwart the breathalyzer. It didn’t work: the machine measured his blood alcohol at .165 percent. Because it’s McDonald’s third drunk driving offense, he faces up to five years in prison. (RC/Iowa City Gazette) ...Where he’ll get all the toilet paper he can eat.
Original Publication Date: 29 November 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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