Man Sleeping In His Car At McDonald’s Drive-Thru Charged With DUI After Trying To Pay Cops For Burgers

On the one hand, it’s only right and proper for a fast food customer to pay for his four cheeseburgers. But when one man tried to pay the police attempting to wake him up from his slumber in the McDonald’s drive-thru lane, even that honorable effort was overshadowed by the fact that he allegedly drove drunk to get there.

Police in Connecticut say they were called to a McDonald’s at about 1:30 a.m. because a man had fallen asleep in his vehicle in the drive-thru lane, reports

When cops showed up to see what was going on, they reported seeing the 41-year-old man sitting up in the driver’s seat of his truck, fast asleep like a fairy princess waiting for just the right kiss to awaken him.

But in this case, it was no prince — just some McDonald’s employees who told cops they’d been unable to stir him from his slumber after he’d ordered four cheeseburgers and conked out.

He’d been snoozing for about 15 minutes by the time officers woke him up, at which point they report that the disoriented man tried to hand over the money to pay for his grub.

After determining that he was under the influence of alcohol, police arrested him and charged him with driving under the influence.

It’s unclear whether he managed to eat the cheeseburgers before he fell asleep.

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