By Anonymous - 25/08/2011 06:49 - United States

Today, I was the designated driver. On the way home with my drunk friends, they decide to give me a beer shower. I swerved, and was pulled over by a cop moments after. I was the only one arrested. FML
I agree, your life sucks 36 090
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No brethalyzer test?

I would think the real problem wasn't the swerving or beer smell but rather the open container. I don't know about Florida but the states I've been don't allow alcohol to be open in the car.

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Wow that sucks :/

Does anyone else pee on the side of the toilet so it makes less noise?

That really does suck since it wasn't really your fault, OP. What were you charged with? But it does make sense you were the only one arrested, your friends weren't really doing anything wrong. Except maybe reckless endangerment for being complete morons.

20 - Make 'em proud, pee out loud.

..are you writing this from the courtroom?

This reminds me of that insurance commercial where the cop knocks on the guys window and when he rolls it down, all the beer spills out of his car.

they have to do a test either blood or breath to determine if you are drunk. Me thinks that there is more to this story than OP is telling

Open containers in the car is also an offence guys

Yeah, it's probable that as the operator of the vehicle, the OP was supposed to keep the beer out of the car. IMO, get new friends or stop drinking with the ones you have. They're asshole drunks.

No brethalyzer test?

When one is reeking of alchohol, i don't think a breathalyzer test would be neccessary.

I would think the real problem wasn't the swerving or beer smell but rather the open container. I don't know about Florida but the states I've been don't allow alcohol to be open in the car.

If your not the one drinking the open bottle I think it is ok, but the cop should have done a breathalyzer test or she should have insisted! She could actually give them hell for doing that

Your best bet is to go to court, demand a polygraph (lie detector) test, and sue the arresting officer for malpractice, I'm pretty sure to arrest someone for drunk driving charges you need to give them either a breathalyser, field sobriety, or blood alcohol test

72-Nowadays, most states allow the cop's intuition to be enough evidence...sucks...I know...(I watch a lot of Cops and Campus PD...lol)

hottay7164, how do you know that the officer is female? Should've said he/she.

I think they thought OP was a girl not the officer.

I don't know if it's only on iPhones but, it shows the gender of OP. It says his gender is male.

72- last i checked polygraph could not be used as evidence/proof since it's reliability is questionable. however, if the offense was the swerving, he can and will be charged and found guilty of reckless driving. if the offense was drunk driving, there isn't enough proof to say that he was drunk ( no test for it seems to have been done). OP fyl that really sucks. and how much bad luck do you have to swerve right in front of the cop..

They were probably arrested because of the open container not DUI. Polygraphs are not admissible in court. And if it was a DUI they preform the test again at the jail for a more accurate reading.

Open container is a violation (like a traffic ticket) not a crime like DUII, so they couldn't be put in handcuffs and taken to jail for that. Although lots of cities have weird ordinances that are crimes, like my city you will get arrested for 'molesting ducks' i.e. Killing the ducks that walk by the pond down town. So who knows:)

In florida you can get in trouble & cops there are assholes.

Well obviously you were the one arrested, you were the one driving. Why should they be arrested?

I know, right ?? There's no law against pouring beer on people !

Unless you count public mischief a criminal offence

Bcuz he was the only sober one

Because it wasn't his fault? He had beer poured on him. You try and drive with beer being poured on you, moron.

If he's the only sober one he should've been the only one not arrested.

64&74 open container goes on the driver as well as the dangerous driving.

Seriously bad. You should honest make them bail you out! Sheesh.

Well, uh, they were drunk.

#70, even if they were drunk, they should have known that they shouldn't pour beer on the driver. How stupid do you have to be to know that that's a very dangerous idea?

Being drunk doesn't excuse one's actions. They chose to get drunk. That's like putting a blindfold on, shooting a gun and then saying: "but officer! I couldn't see!"

Point well taken

once again the cops arrest the wrong guy. and yeah what about a breathalizer??? and how do your friwnds get home?

He never said he was arrested of DUI dumbass. It was probably for reckless driving and his friends probably had to call someone to pick them up.

you can smell alcohol on a person and in cases like this, a breathalyzer would not be used.

This is why I don't befriend douches that become a-holes when drunk.

I hate it when you have to take the blame for other people. It really sucks.

Well that really stinks.

Wow.......just, wow. You need to come up with a revenge plan