Man with multiple drunk driving arrests charged again with DWI
Bernard Mario is a man with a drunk driving past. And this week, the 58-year-old was arrested again, allegedly caught drinking and driving after a crash.
According to a magistrate's complaint, at 1:25 p.m., Nov. 14, police responded to a crash in Oka, Tamuning where Mario allegedly collided with another car during an unsafe lane change.
When officers asked for Mario's license and registration, he allegedly opened his wallet and handed over his credit card, court documents state. Officers also observed an opened box of beer with crumpled cans inside. An open can near the center console also still had liquid in it as Mario handed it to them.
Officers noted Mario appeared drunk with slurred speech and needed extra support to maintain his balance. He allegedly admitted to police that he drank three cans of Bud Light at the
Paseo in Hagatna before driving to the Top Island Restaurant.
Court documents state Mario also refused to submit to a Standardized Field Sobriety Test.
He was charged with Driving While Impaired, Possession of Open Container of Alcohol and Reckless Driving While Impaired.
The magistrate's complaint lists four closed cases against Mario involving driving under the influence.