And finally… hair of the dog

A suspected drunk driver tried to switch seats with his dog in the passenger seat and then claimed he wasn’t driving, according to police.

Police in Springfield, Colorado took to Facebook to explain what happened after pulling over a motorist allegedly driving at 52mph in a 30mph area.

“The driver attempted to switch places with his dog who was in the passenger seat, as the SPD officer approached and watched the entire process,” the force said.

“The male party then exited the passenger side of the vehicle and claimed he was not driving. The male party showed clear signs of intoxication and when asked about his alcohol consumption the male party ran from the officer.”

The man was later caught and found to have two outstanding warrants for his arrest. He is now facing additional charges of driving while ability impaired, driving under suspension, speeding and resisting arrest.

The force added: “The dog does not face any charges and was let go with just a warning.”

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