Miyagi prefectural police said Monday that a former police chief was caught in the act of driving while drunk in the early hours of Sunday morning.
According to police, a resident of Izumigaoka called 119 to report a possible sick person in a car, NTV reported. When emergency personnel arrived at the scene, the driver started his car and took off. Police were notified and stopped the car about 10 minutes later, NTV reported.
The driver was identified as Yoshiro Takahashi, 65, a former police chief at the Izumi police station in Izumigaoka. Police said that Takahashi had alcohol on his breath and arrested him for drunk driving.© Japan Today