June 29, 2005

BESMIRCHING THE PROFESSION (via Matt Murphy):

Ice Rink Zamboni Operator Charged With DUI (AP, 6/28/05)

Zamboni operator John Peragallo was charged with drunken driving after a fellow employee at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown called police and reported that the machine was speeding and nearly crashed into the boards. [...]

Police said Peragallo's blood alcohol level was 0.12 percent. Levels of 0.08 percent and above are considered legally drunk.

Zamboni privileges were revoked for Peragallo, 63, who has worked for the Morris County park system since 1994.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 29, 2005 12:00 AM
Comments

Yeah, because who wants drunks at a hocky game?

Posted by: David Cohen at June 29, 2005 9:54 AM

The man lived the dream of so many -- and he threw it away. Demon Rum.

Posted by: Bob Hawkins at June 29, 2005 12:06 PM
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