Barry Ridge, 46, was arrested Saturday, May 5, 2018, and charged with operating a lawn mower while intoxicated.

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Man Arrested For Mowing Neighbor's Lawn While Intoxicated

He was driving his lawn mower while drunk – then he drove down the road.

May 07, 2018 - 11:41 am

A 46-year-old Indiana man has been charged with driving a lawn mower while intoxicated according to a local sheriff's department.

On Saturday, officers pulled over Barry Ridge, of Franklin, while he was driving down County Road 100 North on a red lawn mower.

The Franklin Police Department received a complaint early Saturday evening from someone upset that Ridge drove onto their yard and started mowing their lawn. Ridge then headed down the road.

This isn't the first time Ridge was arrested for driving his lawn mower while drunk, according to police records. In fact, he's still awaiting trial for the first arrest.