Report: Intoxicated man takes nap in road median - CBS46 News

Report: Intoxicated man takes nap in road median

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CARTERSVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

Police arrested a man who allegedly decided to take a nap in a median between a Walmart parking lot and Market Place Boulevard in Cartersville.

An officer found Edwin Cook lying partly in the roadway of Market Place Boulevard on March 31.

Edwin said that he had just decided to take a nap on the dirt patch, according to police reports.

After speaking with Edwin, the officer could smell a strong order of alcohol on his breath.

Edwin told the officer he was not drinking and agreed to take a breathalyzer test.

He tested positive for the presence of alcohol and the results were a .178.

Edwin then told the officer he had one beer earlier in the day.

He was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct. It was later discovered he also had an outstanding warrant in Cedartown, GA for a probation violation.

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