Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

June 6, 2014

Open Bud bottle prompts arrest

TAHLEQUAH — Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Wednesday after finding him with an open bottle of Budweiser in his car.

Felipe Vargass-Gonzales, 41, was stopped by deputies and confessed he had no driver’s license. He allegedly admitted he had consumed 12 beers, and refused to take a state breathalyzer test after his arrest.

Deputies said they found an open bottle of Budweiser in the vehicle.

Vargass-Gonzales was booked into jail for driving under the influence, no driver’s license and transporting an open container.

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