Police: Man arrested after driving drunk to report crash

AP News
Posted: Apr 20, 2016 12:52 PM

CORTE MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Northern California man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he drove to the California Highway Patrol office to report a crash he had been involved in over the weekend.

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/20VNKi4 ) an officer who spoke to Donald Gendron in the station's lobby said he smelled strongly of alcohol. The CHP says in a statement Gendron's eyes were red and watery.

Gendron told officers he had driven himself to the CHP office in Corte Madera. He was booked into Marin County jail after failing a sobriety test. There was no publicly listed phone number for Gendron.