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It was more than twice the legal limit when they finally tested it three hours later.
This. BAC drops roughly 0.015 every hour. So if he was 0.16 he would’ve been around 0.205 at the time he was driving the wrong way down a fucking interstate and threatening officers.
lmao he reportedly told an officer that "he played sports competitively in *high school* and that *he* could take *him*"
Imagine being 69 years old and saying this to a cop 40 years younger than you, while also calling him "donut boy".
It's important to remember that for these jackasses "Thin Blue Line" is just code for "Do whatever you want to the n*****s"
I mean, really awesome:
>and taunted the Highway Patrol officer who arrested him last month for allegedly speeding the wrong way on an interstate
This is questionable by Wisconsin standards, which is saying someting
As a fellow Wisconsinite, I have to concur. Twice the legal limit is pretty goddamned drunk.
"Boys will be boys, amirite"
Good ol’ locker room boofin!
>In the affidavit, [State Trooper] Shepley said he initially saw Suellentrop driving west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 470 and witnessed him narrowly miss another car. The trooper said he, too, had to swerve to avoid Suellentrop’s car. The ensuing chase reached speeds up to 90 mph in the 65 mph zone.
>Shepley, with help from Topeka police officers, eventually used a tactical maneuver to force Suellentrop to stop on Interstate 70.
Jesus! Twice the legal limit. Wrong way on the interstate. High speed chase ending only when his car is forced from the road. That's some serious prison time. At least, it *would* be, if it were you or me that did this.
As someone pointed out elsewhere in the comments, he was twice the legal limit *when they tested him three hours later*. So his BAC was even higher when it all happened.
Yet somehow the judge decided the charges should be dropped. Hrm.
Those are some very high GQP family values he had there.
Behold...the party of personal responsibility!
“Donut Boy” = comedy GOLD.
But he’s lucky nobody got killed like that other chucklefuck in S. Dakota. Wildly corrupt proceedings in both cases.
"The Wichita Republican was released later that day after a Shawnee County District Court judge found during a first hearing that “pertinent information” wasn’t included in the arrest report, meaning there was no probable cause to support his arrest."
Jesus fucking christ.
going the wrong way while drunk.
Judge: Missing some information here... case dismissed.
Exhibit 3274b of the party of personal responsibility, everyone.
Has nobody stopped to consider Hillary's emails?
No time, there's about to be a new drop about Hunter's laptop!
How in god 's name do these jerks keeping getting elected? How do idiots keep voting for them?
Go to Wichita. It's self explanatory after that.
yeah but he's a wealthy white Republican right.
so there really is no "legal" limit. laws and consequences are for the people whose backs he climbed up.
He could’ve gotten away with it if his last name were Gaetz
only if the interstate had been paved less than 18 years ago
Someone put their knee on his neck for 9 minutes, perfectly normal thing to do.
And no one knelt on his neck until he was dead? Guess endangering the lives of other drivers isn’t as bad as allegedly passing a fake $20 bill.
have his social media handy? of course his website links to facebook and twitter are broken.
I'm a little surprised that at that blood alcohol level he was drunk enough to flee from the police because everything else he did was kind of like no big deal compared to that.
It's like okay you had four beers you're okay to drive. Okay you had eight beers Now you're a senator playing real life Grand theft Auto!
That's a big jump from just four more beers!
Because that wasn't his actual BAC. That was his BAC when they blood tested him at the hospital three hours later.
Another white entitled asshole
That’s the face of an alcoholic
Sometimes I wonder what the hell is wrong with my state.
Always Republican states. Time to pull federal funding to all these POS states.
Hold on, lemme cross *checks map* at least two borders to get into a blue state. How long does it take to drive across Texas?
Good thing he didn’t run over anybody.
Or get shot by that cop.
I heard the cop asked him, 'how far you going?' Jim Bob replies, 'about 8 beers worth'
Republicans are drunk fools ignoring reality.
So he's resigned and is currently behind bars, right? Right...
How did I know this very special and privileged being was a Republican POS without even reading the article?
When I got my OWI with a lower BAC I had to take a couple month long class where I met a drug dealer named Stiv and another named Steven, then had to have a continuously malfunctioning breathalyzer in my car for a year.
Likely rails against drug addicts.
Release the body cam footage
Republicans being republicans. The gop is officially the party of losers and degenerates.
He will get reelected and have all charges dropped. He's in a dumb as fuck red state.
Real talk: If I lived in Kansas I’d probably need to be trashed half the time too.
If he was voting on bills in the senate I figured they were all drunk.
Watch him get a good behavior bond / attend classes "punishment" on account of his "good" character and being a "upstanding" citizen in public service... Aka old white rich senator.
So, had he just left the group voting on the two martini lunches for minidicks.:)
Look at the rosy cheeks on that scumbag.
He looks like a positive blood alcohol reading
These people need to get in more not less trouble.
Rookie! Never take the test, your just giving them evidence.
Isn't that a requirement in his position?
But his skin color was under the mandatory harassment shade and his bank account was ten times the minimum for not poor
Mine was .13 and I drank half a bottle of Jaeger. This dude was blasted.
Didn’t anyone hear? Laws don’t apply to republicans
> A powerful Kansas lawmaker accused of drunken driving had a blood alcohol level that was twice the legal limit and taunted the Highway Patrol officer who arrested him last month for allegedly speeding the wrong way on an interstate, according to documents released Thursday.
A powerful metaphor for Republican government, yet also the reality of Republican government.
Those are rookie numbers. You gotta pump those numbers up.
He looks like a drinker
The party of Family Values strikes again!
What??!?!? An old, white, Republican male having no respect for others, the law, or public safety?
Say it isn’t so...
An average person’s life would be almost certainly ruined by this. Jail, job loss, debt, etc.
This guy? Fine/lawyer paid with taxpayer’s money, keeps his job, slap on the wrist, charge expunged, back at it again next week(because he’ll take a long weekend lol) making laws to keep the low class low and middle class dwindling
Being from the “law and order” party, he won’t do any meaningful time even if they did decide to charge him. Had he been anything but white, we would be talking about how dead he was.
There really are two America’s. One without rules for the powerful and then the rules for the rest.
I'm interested to see how Kansas is gonna handle this.
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not like he couldn't afford a taxi
Cant blame the guy, I mean have you been to Kansas?
Twice the legal limit is like two drinks in an hour, sounds like this guy was WAY more drunk, or the cop is lying.
Someone elsewhere in the comments gives context, there wasn't a field test done. His BAC wasn't measured until blood was taken at the hospital three hours later. Basically, he did the same thing the creep from Dakota did and put off alcohol testing until it wasn't a felony level anymore.
That explains the Kansas economy.
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