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Truck jingle leads to Mr. Softee driver DUI arrest

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

A common noise complaint resulted in a strange arrest on Long Island.

People on Brooklyn Avenue in Freeport called police around 10 p.m. Tuesday, complaining that a Mr. Softee ice cream truck wouldn't turn off its jingle.

Police found the truck in the middle of the road with the driver asleep behind the wheel.

He was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

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