I know you’re wanting to hear more about the two guys in WI who got arrested for DUI, in the same car at the same time. Well, here’s some of their story. In their own words.
"Neither one of us had control of the vehicle, so neither one of us was driving," Edwin Marzinske, 55, told [the writer]. . . .
Miller said the Colby-Abbotsford police officer who stopped the truck at 2:40 in the morning asked if he was the driver. "No, I'm just steering," Miller replied.
The same question was put to Marzinske. "I'm running the pedals," he said. . . .
[Miller] and Marzinske invented this tandem driving method a few months ago on a night when Marzinske was too drunk to drive and Miller was less drunk but, of course, unable to operate the pedals. I'm not defending this potentially dangerous idea, but that way they had the more sober of the two steering for the 10-mile trip.
"It was real easy," Marzinske said. . . .
"I plan on fighting it," Marzinske said. "We'd like to get a lawyer if we can find a cheap one." . . .
"Apparently we made national radio, TV-9, TV-7, TV-13, and we haven't even been to court," said Miller, who used to run a tattoo parlor and is covered with ink himself. "We're the wild grandpas. We gotta leave something for the grandkids to talk about."
I’d say they have. For years to come. Aren’t you just a little worried that we consider it okay for these two to be driving even sober? Ten bucks to anyone who can explain whether the WI DUI penalty will be fully applied to each or if each will only be up for half the maximum sentence.