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July 2, 2014

Man arrested for public intoxication

ORANGE — An Orange man was arrested for public intoxication at approximately 10:30 p.m. Tuesday near 2nd Street and Burton Ave. after officers from the city of Orange Police Department noticed he was walking unsteadily and stepped from the sidewalk to the roadway.

The man refused to walk towards a parking lot at the officers request instead of standing in the roadway during the incident according to a police report.

The report also sates the man had glassy, blood shot eyes and smelled of an alcoholic beverage, causing the officers to become concerned he would be struck by a passing car.

Concerned the individual was a danger to himself of others, he was arrested for public intoxication misdemeanor class B. The charges were enhanced due to previous convictions of public intoxication.

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