Drunk driving charged after police say man drove wrong way at cruiser


A Texas man was charged with drunken driving after driving head-on towards a police cruiser on Erie Boulevard on Saturday.

Police said an officer was on patrol westbound on Erie Boulevard on Saturday when they found a vehicle driving directly at them at a slow speed, traveling the wrong way on the boulevard. The officer turned on her lights and authorities said the driver pulled a three-point turn to go the other way.

Police said Isaiah A. Johnson, 20, of Texas, was pulled over in the parking lot of Burger King at the intersection with South Madison Street. Police said Johnson registered a blood alcohol content of 0.10%.

Johnson is charged with one count each of driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or greater, authorities said. He is scheduled to appear in City Court.


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