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Drunk Man Hits Pole, Causes Power Blip

Last updated on Monday, September 24, 2007

(BEDFORD) - A 25-year-old Bloomington man struck a Duke Energy pole early Saturday morning causing a small power interruption.

Bedford police say Adam Stillions struck the electrical pole near 5th and H Streets. According to the report, Stillions said he was trying to avoid a cat, however, upon arrival, Bedford police say they noticed a smell of alcohol on his breath.

Officers took Stillions in for sobriety testing, which he allegedly failed, and also reportedly found 2 empty beer cans and a glass smoking device that smelled like marijuana in his truck.

Stillions stands charged with operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia and having an open container in a vehicle.

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