Drunk Driver Blames Dog
| Jul 20th, 2011

Twenty-five years ago, a Kentucky motorist was the first to use the “dog defense” when pulled over for drunk driving. When officers stopped William David Bowen, a 34 year old from Louisville who had been weaving in and out of traffic, they attempted to administer a breathalyzer test, but Bowen refused, claiming that he wasn’t the driver – his dog was.