Maine police: Arrested truck driver’s blood-alcohol level was 4 times the legal limit

Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 11:18 AM EDT
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SIDNEY, Maine (WABI) - A tractor trailer driver was arrested after authorities say he was spotted driving erratically in Sidney.

Maine State Police say they received two reports Wednesday of a tractor trailer almost hitting other cars.

The reports claimed the driver was unable to stay in the proper lane while heading north on I-95.

Troopers found the truck and were able to stop it.

State police say they searched the truck and found evidence of alcohol in the cab.

68-year-old Grigory Vlasenko of Akron, Ohio, was arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence.

Maine State Police say his blood-alcohol level was four times the legal limit of .04% allowed for driving a commercial vehicle.

He is being held at Kennebec County Jail.

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