Man Claims He Wasn’t Drunk, Just Ate Beer-Battered Fish

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A man caught drunk driving in Friendship, Wisconsin attributed the alcohol on his breath to beer-battered fish, CBS 58 reports. 

John Przybla, 76, had already racked up ten drunk-driving offenses when this incident occurred in late 2014. An officer initially pulled him over because of a broken taillight and careless driving. The officer administered a breathalyzer test and found that Mr. Przbla had a blood alcohol level of .062, which is .06 over the .002 legal limit for people who have had three or more drunk driving offenses in Wisconsin.

Despite his strange defense, Przbla was arrested at the scene. He was eventually convicted of drunk driving, as well as driving with a revoked license. Przbla, who has previously spent time in jail for alcohol-related offenses, was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison for his crimes, along with a year of confinement.