Buck Naked, Incredibly Drunk Driver Tasered By Florida Deputies
If the charges against Kelly Michael Bachmeier are true, Riptide salutes him for hitting for the cycle of Florida crimes: extreme drunkenness, a complete lack of pants, erratic driving and, of course, a good Tasering.
Sheriff's deputies say they caught Bachmeier near Gainesville completely naked in the drivers seat and then Tasered him when he refused to budge. A subdued Bachmeier later blew four times the legal limit.
Late on Tuesday, a sheriff's deputy in Levy County, which is southwest of Gainesville along the Gulf Coast, responded to reports that a man was driving a Dodge Intrepid the wrong way down U.S. 19.
The deputy eventually found the Intrepid in a ditch off State Road 24. When he asked the driver, Bachmeier, to get out of the car, he "act(ed) suspicious and refused to show his hands," the sheriffs say.
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That's when the cop noticed that Bachmeier was totally nude.
The deputy requested backup, and when Bachmeier still wouldn't get out, they hit him with a Taser.
Bachmeier later blew an impressive .334 -- more than four times the limit. At a hospital, his BAC was later recorded at .390, deputies say.
Bachmeier was charged with driving on an expired North Dakota license and DUI.
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