Upon looking into the truck, the deputy could see the man was sleeping and snoring slightly, notes an SCSO newsletter. Whatever the case, he is not the first to get busted for cannabis possession after catching some Zs at the gas pump. A 30-year-old man in Cleveland, Ohio took it a step further last November when he fell asleep, but did so while the pump nozzle was still in his gas tank. It was not immediately known if police would pursue cannabis-related charges, with Cleveland.com reporting the driver passed field sobriety tests. He had reportedly been there since 6 a.m. and the deputy arrived at 7:45 a.m.
A deputy with the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) in Minnesota found a driver in no apparent distress, albeit a bit worse for wear, asleep in his truck at a Quick Mart after store staff reported the vehicle had been motionless for a long time.
As Deputy Brandon Merkling approached the truck in response to the call late last month in Avon, Minn., he could see that the vehicle was running and the driver was slumped behind the wheel just by pump 3 of the gas bay. He had reportedly been there since 6 a.m. and the deputy arrived at 7:45 a.m.
Upon looking into the truck, the deputy could see the man was sleeping and snoring slightly, notes...
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