Kansas man charged with DUI after leaving Rome bar while intoxicated
According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on August 28th, 2020, Officer Miles was dispatched to the area of East Kenora Drive in regards to a suspicious truck pulling into the complainant's yard and then parking down the road. Officer arrived noticed a white Chevrolet Silverado stopped in the roadway. As she got closer, the vehicle started driving away. She activated her lights and sirens and stopped the truck. She spoke with the driver, 38 of Kansas. Pierce advised he was trying to get home, and when asked if he lived in the area, he stated he was from Kansas. Pierce advised that he and a co-worker were out riding around. Officer Miles asked where he was trying to go, and he said home to Kansas. Pierce and the passenger advised they had been to Giggity's sports bar and grill and had left when someone tried to start an argument with them. Officer Miles asked Pierce if he had anything to drink, and he advised he had three beers and a shot. He advised he had his last drink about 30 minutes prior to the stop. Officer Miller asked him if he would step out of the vehicle and perform a roadside evaluation. He agreed, and Sgt. Burnes with Rome City PD conducted the evaluation. After Pierce was unable to complete the task, he was arrested for DUI. He then advised he had taken about 3 or 4 shots and drank about 8 or 9 beers while he was out. Officer Miles read implied consent, and Pierce agreed to test. Pierce was transported Pierce to Floyd County Jail charged with DUI.