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Braintree Scanner Tales: Man arrested after driving into house

Posted by Jessica Bartlett  December 31, 2012 09:22 AM

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A 61-year old man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly crashing into a Braintree home while driving under the influence.

According to police, the man drove off the road and struck a home in the 200 Block of Franklin Street on Saturday night.

Officers responded to the home. According to police, the driver had minor injuries and the damage to the house was minimal.

The driver exhibited several signs of possible intoxication and was placed under arrest.

Stephen D. Libby, 61, of Whitman was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and failure to keep within marked lanes.

At the police station, Libby agreed to take a breath test and had a reading over twice the legal limit of .08 percent, police said.

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