Brookline Drunk Driver with Pot Busted During IHOP Run, Cops Say
Jimmy Ortiz, 44, of Wakefield, was charged with OUI, running a red light, and marijuana possession.
Jimmy Ortiz, 44, of Wakefield, never made it to the restaurant. He was stopped by police and charged with OUI, running a red light, and marijuana possession.
Police said on Sunday about 1 a.m., officers saw Ortiz blow through a red light on Washington Street. Officers pulled him over and said they detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from Ortiz's 2013 Honda Accord. Officers said his eyes were blood-shot and glassy.
Ortiz said he was on his way to IHOP. Officers performed a field sobriety test then placed him under arrest.