Godfrey, Ill (KSDK) - A 20-year-old Brighton man is accused of drinking, passing out in his car and blocking traffic in a Walmart parking lot.
The Madison County Sheriff's Office said Tyler McNew, 20, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol on October 21 at 9:34 p.m. He was issued a citation for DUI and illegal transportation of alcohol. He was also issued a misdemeanor complaint for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.
The sheriff's office said a caller reported a driver appeared to be sleeping and blocking traffic at the Walmart store on Godfrey Road. A deputy responded to the scene and woke up the driver and smelled alcohol on his breath.
The deputy found an open container of Bud Ice beer in the car.
McNew was arrested and held on a $400 cash bond.