St. Cloud Man Asleep at Intersection Faces Felony DWI Charges

St. Cloud Man Asleep at Intersection Faces Felony DWI Charges Photo: KSTP

January 03, 2018 04:28 PM

A St. Cloud faces a felony DWI charge after he was located asleep in his vehicle in Waite Park, according to a release from police.

The release says officers received a call shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 28 at the intersection of Waite Avenue and Second Street on reports of a vehicle crash.

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The caller told police he noticed the man — later identified as Michael Richard Lemke — at the wheel was asleep at the intersection. When the caller knocked on the window, Lemke woke up, rolled through the intersection and struck a median.

Officers located the vehicle and blocked it to prevent it from entering traffic again.

Lemke was arrested on suspicion of first-degree felony DWI due to prior arrests.

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