(Wisconsin Radio Network/Learfield News Service) A New Ulm man is charged in western Wisconsin not only with drunken driving, but also for having hand-painted, fake license plates on his vehicle.
Cops pulled over 27-year-old Nicholas Layton last Friday night, after he’d been spotted weaving through downtown Chippewa Falls. Layton failed a field sobriety test and his plates came back as not registered to the vehicle – and in fact they were hand-painted on the back of a Hamm’s beer box – but quite realistic.
Layton has a court date scheduled for April 7th.
The case has received national attention.