Indiana man arrested for driving mower under the influence, cutting neighbor’s grass

Indiana man arrested for driving mower under the influence, cutting neighbor’s grass
Barry RIdge, Franklin, IN. (Mug shot: Johnson County Sheriff)

[Ed. – A public-spirited drunk, at least.]

A Franklin man was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated on Saturday— but he wasn’t behind the wheel of a car.

Officers pulled over 46-year-old Barry Ridge while he was driving down County Road 100 North on a red lawn mower, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s department.

The Franklin Police Department received a complaint just after 5 p.m. from someone upset that Ridge had driven onto their yard and started mowing the grass. Ridge then headed down the road toward Franklin.

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