HOOKSETT - A Manchester man is facing a drunk driving charge after police say he fell asleep behind the wheel, with his car running, in the middle of a road outside a Hooksett apartment complex.
According to Hooksett Police Sgt. Christopher Buker, around 1:24 a.m. on Sept. 7 Hooksett police reported finding a running vehicle stopped in the middle of the roadway on the access road to The Residences at River Hill apartment complex, located at 512 West River Rd.
According to police, a man identified as William Cyr, 30, of Manchester was seated behind the steering wheel, fast asleep.
Police said after several minutes of trying to rouse Cyr, he eventually woke up and began exhibiting signs of impairment.
According to police, Cyr participated in field sobriety testing and was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and cited for stopping, standing parking prohibited. Cyr refused to take a breath test, police said.
Cyr was released on personal recognizance bail and is due back Sept. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Hooksett Circuit Court for arraignment. He was also cited for Stopping, Standing, Parking Prohibited.