DUI: Soldier Omar Harris drives off highway after trying to take “shortcut”

33-year-old Soldier Omar Harris was found in the grass on the side of Highway 374 on March 4th. Officers made contact and noticed a strong odor of alcohol as they approached Harris. When officers questioned Harris, he told them he was trying to take a “shortcut.” Harris consented to sobriety tests but performed poorly and was deemed unfit to operate a motor vehicle. Officers asked him if he would supply a breath sample, but he declined. After being read implied consent, officers asked Harris for a breath sample again, but he continued to refuse. Omar Harris was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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