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Scottsdale Police: Man with .159 BAC arrested for ‘parking’ patrol car

The suspect told police he was moving the car because it was blocking the roadway.
Credit: (Scottsdale Police Department)
Police photo of Steven Engberg

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Scottsdale police arrested a man after he allegedly parked a patrol car while drunk.

Officers were responding to a call on N. Scottsdale and E. Camelback roads Sunday and left the car on the curb with emergency lights on. Police say 31-year-old Steven Engberg got into the patrol car and took off.

Officers ran after the car as Engberg moved the car into a nearby parking lot, and he was arrested.

Engberg told police he was moving the car because it was blocking the roadway. A breathalyzer test revealed he had a blood-alcohol level of .159%

Engberg faces felony charges for unlawful use of means of transportation and DUI. 

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