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Drunk Dialing for Dummies

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Drinking and driving is beyond stupid, and we all know that making phone calls while intoxicated can also lead to disastrous results. And of course, drivers who lead cops on chases are just foolishly delaying the inevitable. Well, one smart fella did all of the above last night on the freeways of Southern California, and added in a bonus police chase for good measure.

First, he called the cops to them them know he was driving drunk. Then, when they arrived and tried to pull him over, he took off, and led them on an hour-long pursuit, starting in Orange County, and eventually ending in Corona, "after officers rolled out a spike strip on the westbound 91 Freeway," according to when the suspect (and his own informant) was arrested. Luckily nobody was hurt. Also, no word on whether the man was also cited for talking on a cellphone while driving--that's been illegal in California for a few months now.

Photo by the_toe_stubber via Flickr