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Police: Drunk man tries to pick up girlfriend

Posted: 1:38 PM, May 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-27 13:55:51-04
Police: Drunk man tries to pick up girlfriend

An intoxicated man drove to the State Police barracks to pick up his girlfriend, who had been arrested for driving drunk, according to troopers.

Shortly before 1am Friday, troopers stopped 25-year-old Brianna Barrett on Route 277 in West Seneca for not having brake lights. Troopers say Barrett appeared to be drunk and failed field sobriety tests. A later test reportedly revealed her BAC to be .11 percent.

State Police held her until her boyfriend, 27-year-old Matthew Zych, arrived. But troopers say he was also intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests. A test reportedly revealed his BAC to be .08 percent.

Both Barrett and Zych were then held until a third party, who State Police say this time was sober, came to pick them up.