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Driver Arrested After Passing out Behind the Wheel

The South Pasadena Police found the man asleep in the driver's seat, his car blocking traffic lanes, authorities said.

A Lake Balboa man awoke to flashlights and handcuffs recently when South Pasadena Police found him passed out in the driver's seat, according to the weekly crime bulletin. 

The 32-year-old man had fallen asleep behind the wheel, with his car parked at Huntington Drive and Bushnell Avenue, the bulletin states. Police spotted the vehicle about 3 a.m. on Dec. 7. It was parked in the street and blocking a traffic lane. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. 

For a list of other crimes reported Dec. 5-11, including a stolen vehicle and auto burglaries, please see the attached PDF. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

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