State Police: Man drove drunk to trooper barracks

KIRKWOOD, NY (WSYR-TV) - A Broome County man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after he drove to the State Police barracks in Kirkwood to pick up his friend who he thought had been arrested. 

32-year-old Christopher Swawola of Windsor, walked into the station and asked the desk trooper about a friend he believed had been arrested earlier.  The trooper believed  Swawola was intoxicated and determined that he drove to the barracks.  Swawola was given a series of standardized field sobriety tests and then taken into custody.  He submitted to a breath test, which showed that his blood alcohol level was .18.  Swawola was issued tickets, released to a responsible third party, and ordered to appear in the Town of Kirkwood Court on July 11th.


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