How drunk was 19-year-old Michael Rexford when he got popped for a DUI earlier this month in Palm City, Florida? Apparently drunk enough to tell the arresting deputy that his father was an "Autobot."
As Wikipedia informs us, Autobots "a faction of sentient robots from the planet Cybertron, are usually the main protagonists in the fictional universe of the Transformers."
On August 12, around 5:30 a.m., Martin County Sheriff's deputy noticed the Saturn Ion that Rexford was driving ran a stop sign, according to Off The Beat. A front tire had also been torn to shreds. A plastic piece fell from the car, and the Deputy decided to pull Rexford over.
Rexford was shirtless, and only wearing gym shorts. His eyes were glassy and his speech was slurred, and the deputy detected a slight stench of alcohol. He did not respond when the deputy shined a flashlight through the car.
The deputy informed he was driving on a destroyed tire. Rexford told the officer that he did indeed feel the car get "woogity," but was just trying to get home. Apparently Rexford had old cartoons on his mind that night, as the only usage of the word "woogity" we're aware of is when it accompanies the handshake on Nickelodeon's Rocket Power.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
When asked for his license, Rexford said it was "expended." The deputy determined that it was not actually "expended," or suspended for that matter.
Rexford then told the deputy that his father was an Autobot, and that he could fix his car. Perhaps he meant auto mechanic, because Autobots do not fix cars. They are cars. Or rather robots in disguise as cars, and mostly they just end up destroying Decepticons, so if anything they tend to wreck cars. Evil alien cars, but still basically cars.
The under-aged Rexford ended up being jail for a DUI.