Elf Arrested For Drunk Driving In New Jersey
23-year-old Brian Chellis, who was wearing an Elf on the Shelf costume, was found drunkenly passed out in a car early Friday morning and arrested in New Jersey.
The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday when he was parked in the parking lot of Target on Route 23 in Riverdale, by the store’s loading dock. Chellis had the engine of his car running with blaring music and lights on. He was wearing a red shirt, red pants and white ruffled collar at the time and was sleeping at the wheel.
Sgt. Pat Harden, the arresting officer, said that Chellis was confused when he woke up. He did not know where he was and also had an open can of beer in the car.
Chellis was arrested and he was issued summonses for driving while intoxicated. He also faced other charges including careless driving and possession of an open container of alcohol in the motor vehicle.
News Source: www.Gothamist.com