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Lafayette man dressed as an elf arrested on OWI charge

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KATC) -

A Lafayette man dressed as Buddy the Elf is out of jail after being arrested for operating while intoxicated or OWI.

According to an arrest affidavit, Brandon Touchet was driving 60 miles per hour in a 40 mile-per-hour zone. According to police, Touchet could not keep his balance after getting out of his vehicle. Police also noted that his eyes were bloodshot and that his speech was slurred.

Officers say Touchet blew a .124 during his breath test.

Touchet was also charged with excessive speeding. He is free on $1500 bond.

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