LAKESIDE, Ore. - A man on the southern Oregon coast was arrested Friday afternoon for riding an adult-sized tricycle while intoxicated
, authorities said.
According to Oregon State Police, a trooper came in contact with a group of intoxicated people
at Tenmile Lakes County Park near Lakeside and warned a man not to ride his purple "Miami Sun" tricycle home because he was obviously drunk.
Not long after, the trooper saw the man riding the tricycle in a traffic lane on the wrong side of the street
, state police said. The tricycle then rode past a stop sign and down the wrong side of another street
, police said.
The trooper stopped the man, who failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody for driving under the influence of intoxicants
, state police said.
William David Bjorkquist, 58, of Lakeside
, was taken to the Coos County jail, where he was cited and released
, state police said