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Florida man charged with DUI while driving lawn mower

Posted at 4:35 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 16:40:50-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- A man was arrested on a DUI charge last week in Port St. Lucie after police spotted him riding a lawn mower, carrying a case of beer and driving erratically on an access road.

A Port St. Lucie police officer spotted 56-year-old Kenneth Burton Alleshouse on Nov. 3 at about 6:15 p.m.

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The officer stopped Alleshouse driving the lawn mower and could smell a strong odor of alcohol emitting from him.

The officer conducted a DUI investigation and police say Alleshouse's blood alcohol level was three times over the legal limit.