Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

DWI Arrest Made At Substation.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Jeff Jones Journal Staff Writer

An Albuquerque police officer pulling into a police substation early Friday morning found something he wasn't expecting: a suspected drunken driver in the parking lot.

A city police report said John Strange, 47, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated drunken driving at 5408 Second NW which happens to be the address of the Albuquerque Police Department's North Valley substation.

The arrest happened about 3 a.m. when Strange was seen driving a 1997 Ford Explorer in the parking lot of the station, according to the APD report.

Police spokeswoman Beth Baland said that according to officer Harold Medina, Medina was pulling into the parking lot when he saw another vehicle there with someone inside. …

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