OPD: Drunk Man Found Passed Out in McDonald’s Drive Thru


An Ottumwa man faces charges after allegedly blacking out in the McDonald’s drive thru with his kids in the vehicle.

46-year-old Michael Alfonso was charged with OWI and three counts of Child Endangerment with Substantial Risk.

On July 5 at 1:43 a.m, court records say law enforcement were called to McDonald’s on Richmond Avenue and found Alfonso passed out in the driver’s seat of his car. According to officials, his three children were also occupants in the vehicle.

Police say Alfonso was emitting an odor of alcohol, showed signs of impairment, and admitted to drinking prior to driving. Alfonso consented to a breath test and his BrAC was .097%.

Alfonso was taken to the Wapello County Jail. He has an initial hearing on July 11.

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