LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) - His driver's license was revoked after previous DWI convictions.Police say Joseph Simme was drunk again when he made a beer run ona lawn tractor. Now, it was time to face a judge.
Joseph Simme is accused of being drunk while driving a lawnmower recently in the town of Lancaster. Here's what he had to sayafter facing a judge.
News 4 said, "You were on a lawnmower and allegedly you wereintoxicated."
Joseph Simme responded, "I don't have any comments at thistime."
Nothing to say, but police tell News 4 the Lancaster man hadplenty to drink. They say he blew a .14, nearly twice the legallimit, when he was stopped in late March on Sheldon Avenue in thetown. Witnesses say the 47-year-old was nearly killed by vehiclesas he tried to get to a convenience store apparently to buy morealcohol.
John Sergi said, "You'd have to be drunk to try to get acrossWalden on a lawnmower. It doesn't surprise me. We have severalunique individuals in this neighborhood."
Before he left court, News 4 asked him the question many peoplewant the answer to.
News 4 asked, "Did you have a few beers before getting on thelawnmower?"
But Simme only replied, "I have no comments at thistime."
Simme walked out of town of Lancaster court Tuesday night andtook his bike with him. His license to drive has been revokedbecause of two previous DWI convictions. He's due back in court onApril 27th. The judge told him to show up with an attorney.
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