LONG BEACH (CBS) — A former Long Beach fire captain behind bars on a DUI offense is in trouble one again, this time for being drunk in jail.READ MORE: LA County Reports 43,883 New COVID-19 Cases As Winter Surge Continues
John David Hines, 38, was serving time for felony drunk driving charges when he allegedly filtered hand sanitizer and got drunk off the ethanol it produced.
The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports Hines had a blood alcohol level of .22 — nearly three times the legal driving limit — when he was discovered staggering around in jail.READ MORE: FBI Dallas Identifies Colleyville Synagogue Hostage Taker As Malik Faisal Akram
Hines was originally sentenced to more than four years behind bars for a hit and run incident that left a bicyclist with severe injuries.
That sentence was stayed to a year in jail plus probation.
Hines now faces new charges and possible prison time for probation violations.MORE NEWS: Authorities Increase Security At Local Synagogues Following Texas Standoff