Man's Blood Alcohol Level Was More than 4 Times Legal Limit: Cops

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    New London Police
    Police said Justin Hatch was drunk when he struck parked cars in New London.

    A man New London police arrested at 11 p.m. on Tuesday had a blood alcohol level that was more than four times the legal limit, according to a news release police.

    Police stopped Justin Hatch, 27, of Oakdale, after witnesses told reported that he hit three parked cars in the area of 108 Hawthorne Drive North, police said.

    When officers responded, Hatch was trying to flee the area, but they were able to take him into custody.

    His initial Breathalyzer test showed a blood alcohol level of .351 and a second test went up to .371, according to police.

    Those cars sustained between moderate and heavy damage.

    Hatch was charged with driving under the influence, released and is due in court on Dec. 4.