Cruzin' Cooler Operator Gets Charged With DWI

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We first wrote about the Cruzin Cooler, literally a motorized cooler scooter, here on Giz way back in 2006. Frankly, we're kind of baffled today that it took more than two years for the thing to log its first DWI arrest. First of all, yes, the Cruzin Cooler counts as a vehicle, and that is why Whitehall, NY resident Leslie J. "Bomber" Marr, 57, faces felony DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle charges, for swerving and driving on the sidewalk. The cooler contained 14 beers, but Washington County DA Kevin Kortright wasn't impressed. "They tell us he's been riding around town on that cooler for years," Kortright said, completely serious. "You can't cruise around on your cooler if you're intoxicated." Indeed. [PostStar]

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OK. I give. I checked the source code and I posted my image the way it's shown in the source. Will someone give me advice on posting images inline in the forum? For next time. It's way too late to post another picture of a guy on a damn cooler scooter holding his arm up. Thanks.