A oil hauler was arrested on Wednesday after his employer called Connecticut State Police to report the suspicion their driver was drunk behind the wheel.
According to a press release, the Connecticut were notified that Joshua Blanchette, of Lisbon, CT was driving an oil tanker while intoxicated. When police arrived, Blanchette was run through the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and after further tests, Blachette was determined to be over 6 times the legal limit for a commercial driver. He was carrying over 2,200 gallons of fuel oil.
Blanchette was released the same day on $10,000 bond after being chareged with Operating a Commercial Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs and Reckless Endangerment in the 2nd Degree.