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Police: With License Suspended for DUI, Man Gets Another DUI

Garrison Flagg faces multiple charges.

A 44-year-old Phoenixville man was arrested for DUI on September 8 after an officer spotted him driving with a suspended license, are reporting.

According to court documents, Garrison Flagg was driving west on High Street at 2:59 a.m. when an officer with the Phoenixville Police Department who, according to the affidavit of probable cause, knew he was driving on a suspended license from a previous DUI, spotted him.

The officer pulled Flagg over in the parking lot of the Polish Club and noted that he appeared to be heavily intoxicated and smelled accordingly. When the defendant got out of his Ford Expedition he slumped against the vehicle and explained that he was recovering from hip surgery.

He refused to submit to field sobriety testing and was placed under arrest for DUI. Police then took Flagg to Phoenixville Hospital, where he again refused to submit to any testing.

He was later taken to the station where, according to police, he urinated on the wall of the cell block hallway, and again in the holding cell.

Flagg was charged with several counts of DUI, driving without insurance, and institutional vandalism. He faces preliminary hearing on October 11.

You Wish September 12, 2012 at 07:17 PM
No - I never had a DUI. I was trained as a journalist thought and I think Patch should be honest about its intentions. Some communities put the names and faces of dead-beat parents out on billboards as a humiliation tactic - and that's fine by me. is that what Patch is doing? then Fine - call it out as such. However, the detail of the man urinating in the cell is not "news" - it's a inflammatory detail to make the story more sensational.
Ed Roper September 12, 2012 at 08:20 PM
"You Wish", the patch is apparently looking for a new editor once Tom leaves. Maybe you can apply...
harry finster September 13, 2012 at 03:39 AM
phoenixville should bring the stocks back
PhxFinest! September 16, 2012 at 01:08 PM
@ YOU WISH......Its called the news!!!!!!!!!!!!
You Wish September 17, 2012 at 08:40 PM
@PhxFInest - not really. Local news should have civic value. What is the value of this story?

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