Hail the Conquering Hero!

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Feast your eyes upon a true local hero! He achieved a personal best, nigh-terminal DUI rating of .489, as you can read here.

As the authorities reveal: “'He is in a very small class of people because most people — even heavy drinkers — would be unconscious or approaching death to get up to .5. The danger with this guy is that with that kind of tolerance, you may appear to be fine one moment and unconscious the next.'

"Dasgupta said that for a man to reach a level of .491, he would have had to be drinking whiskey, rum or tequila — 6 to 10 shots — within two or three hours."

But Mr. Stanley Kobierowski also attained the honor of notching up the highest such rating ever recorded in my humble state of Little Rhody.

Way to go, dude!
     Posted By: Paul - Thu Jul 24, 2008
     Category: Crime | Stupid Criminals | Inebriation and Intoxicants | World Records | Cars





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Well, I don't know, Outeast. Three hours is 180 minutes. Ten drinks in that period is one every 18 minutes. Enough to send ME terminal.
Posted by Paul on 07/25/08 at 06:58 AM
Chase--good hard stats and science. Thanks!
Posted by Paul on 07/25/08 at 06:59 AM
Keith--thanks for that anecdote! Truly amazing!

The RI guy in question just got sentenced, very lightly: rehab, a couple of months jail, community service.
Posted by Paul on 10/05/08 at 02:44 PM
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