“My neighbor is leaving me hate mail cause I’m too lazy to bring down the trash.”
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An intoxicated St. Paul man drove through his garage and crashed into the house of his neighbor Friday evening, according to police. Thomas Falk, 70, was arrested on suspicion of gross misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Tested at the scene, Falk registered a blood-alcohol level of more than 0.20. The legal limit for driving in Minnesota is 0.08.
Officers were called Falk’s house, at 988 E. Orange Ave. in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood, just after 6:15 p.m. They found Falk’s pickup truck crashed into the rear of his next-door neighbor’s house.
Investigators determined that Falk had driven through the back wall of his garage, which faced a rear alley, across his back yard and into the back yard of his neighbor, where the pickup struck the neighbor’s house.
No one, including Falk, was injured in the crash. Falk was arrested without incident and booked into the Ramsey County Jail. Tad Vezner can be reached at 651-228-5461. Follow him at twitter.com/SPnoir.
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“I literally watched this woman pull up to the left and parallel park her PT Cruiser into this spot opposite traffic flow. Unf*ckinbelievable - it’s always a woman right???” -CJ
“Yeah soooo somehow didn’t notice this before we bought the house in February - but just noticed this while doing some yard work out in the back corner of the yard. It’s so random and creepy.” - Donna