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Tuesday, April 01, 2008

I know it’s not funny, and yet it is.

The Baraboo News Republic has more on the guy who ran his car into an elderly woman's bedroom:

Authorities say 20-year-old Justin R. Pace of Baraboo was headed east on Sauk Avenue toward Hitchcock Street when his vehicle ran a stop sign and plowed into the bedroom wall of Kathleen Egan of Baraboo.

Earl (a neighbor) said he called 911, then watched Pace from his window.

"(Pace) was getting in and moving the steering wheel around and trying to start it," Earl said. "Then he'd get out and spit and get back in and do the same thing. One time, he ran across the street and either threw something in the sewer or spit in the sewer and then came back."

Police and fire crews arrived minutes later to find Pace's SUV lodged in the woman's bedroom wall.

"The vehicle actually struck the bed she was sleeping in," said Baraboo Police Lt. Rob Sinden. "She had some injuries involving glass. .. cuts to her face, etc."

Sinden said officers arrived to find both Pace and Egan confused (no kidding! – ed). They were both transported to St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo for minor injuries and later released.

Authorities found open beer cans in Pace's SUV, Sinden said, and he was cited for operating under the influence, causing an injury by operating under the influence, reckless driving, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to fasten a seat belt and for having open intoxicants in the vehicle.
And then you have a hangover in the morning. I wonder if the two of them talked to each other at all?