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Police: Suspect tried to eat DWI test results

Kenneth Desormes was charged with obstructing governmental administration and criminal tampering in addition to DWI.

By Ben Hooper
UPI/Shutterstock/Alex Schmidt
UPI/Shutterstock/Alex Schmidt

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- New York State Police said a man arrested on a drunken driving charge attempted to eat the printed results of his alcohol breath test.

Troopers said Kenneth Desormes, 40, of Greenwich, Conn., was pulled over about 5:30 a.m. Sunday for speeding on Interstate 95 and he was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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Desormes was taken to the State Police barracks in Tarrytown, where troopers said he attempted to eat the printed results of his alcohol breath test.

Police said the test indicated he had a blood alcohol content of .13 percent, well over the legal limit of .08.

Desormes was charged with DWI, obstructing governmental administration and criminal tampering.

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