Deputies: Mendon man found lying in field drove drunk

Deputies in Ontario County responded to County Road 37 in West Bloomfield for the report of an elderly man lying in a field on Thursday.

The call came in around 3:11 pm, according to deputies, who say that they found a 72-year-old male, identified as Thomas A. Willoughby, of Mendon, exited his vehicle and had fallen in the field.

Further investigation determined that he was intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle on County Road 37. He was taken into custody on a charge of driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated.

The charges will be answered in West Bloomfield Town Court.

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