OROFINO - On Sunday, July 5 at approximately 6:30pm, Clearwater County Sheriff Deputies responded to the intersection of Highway 12 and Hazen Lane for a report of a vehicle having run out of gas. When Deputies arrived, they met with 54-year-old George W. Garrett, of Kamiah. Garrett had reportedly run out of gas in the middle of Hazen Lane.
While speaking with Garrett, Deputies noticed several open containers of alcohol in his vehicle. Garrett was also found to be suspended for DUI. Garrett was arrested for the open container violation and later cited for driving without privileges and failing to maintain insurance.