BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A Baton Rouge man was arrested after admitting to “drinking one beer and a bottle,” according to the affidavit.
Darrell Lakeith Morrison, 42, of Baton Rouge, was stopped around 3:20 a.m. on Saturday, November 12.
Morrison was driving a Honda Pilot around that time on River Rd. at Florida St.
The affidavit states that the 42-year-old was unable to keep his vehicle within the lines on the road.
“Morrison’s breath smelled of alcoholic beverages and he swayed heavily,” according to the affidavit.
The Baton Rouge man stated that there were no guns in the vehicle.
A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of two pistols.
Morrison did not do well when asked to complete Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.
Further investigation found that Morrison was a convicted felon who was driving without insurance.
Morrison was arrested and took a chemical breath test.
The result of that test came back with a BAC of 0.222%.
Morrison was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Saturday, November 12.
The Baton Rouge man was charged with the crimes listed below:
- Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
- Operating A Vehicle Under Suspension For Certain Prior Offenses
- Possession Alcohol in Vehicle
- Improper Lane Usage
- Insurance Required
- Felon in Possession of a Firearm
The 42-year-old was released from prison on Sunday, November 13.