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.
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.READ MORE: The Cosmopolitan In Las Vegas To Pay $1 Million In Cash Bonuses If 80% Of Workers Get Vaccinated
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.
Hines was originally sentenced to more than four years behind bars for a hit and run incident that left a bicyclist with severe injuries.READ MORE: National Health Foundation Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Pico-Union Residents
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: Restraining Order Issued Against Atlas Metal; Mountain Of Scrap Metal Towering Over Jordan High School Called A 'Public Nuisance'