Tyler A. Bryan, of Somerville, was arrested this morning on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges after he allegedly ran his taxi into a snowbank in the Brighton section of Boston.
According to the Massachusetts State Police, Bryan allegedly drove his car into a snowbank on Soldiers Field Road. Police found him behind the wheel of the Somerville Green Taxi Cab with his head allegedly bobbing up and down and his eyes drooping shut.
He was also allegedly observed to have glassy and bloodshot eyes and slurred speech (as everyone does when they're stopped by the police for suspected drunk driving)...
Massachusetts State Police officers further alleged that Bryan failed to identify himself and that Boston comedians Lenny Clark and Denis Leary were going to come to his aid. He was eventually pulled from the vehicle by the police...
For those of you who read this blog regularly, you know that, in Massachusetts, you can be charged with Drunk Driving / DUI even if the police never observed you actually operating the vehicle.
In these types of cases, there are many factors that would allow DUI Charges being brought forward, such as evidence of an accident; indicia of intoxication or being impaired; whether the Field Sobriety Tests were performed; or whether a Breathalyzer Test was submitted to.
Because the consequences of being charged and convicted with Drunk Driving in Massachusetts can be severe, including resulting in jail time and severe probation and monetary penalties, you should immediately Consult a Boston Drunk Driving Lawyer.