Tokay student plays role of DUI driver in staged accident
Burney "Patrick" McCarthy is led away in handcuffs from the scene of a staged drunken driving car accident by Motor Officer Brian Freeman during the Every 15 Minutes presentation at Tokay on Thursday. During a fake booking for the accident, police allegedly found morphine pills in McCarthy's wallet. They arrested him for possession of a narcotic. (Dan Evans/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Friday, April 2, 2010 12:00 am
A Tokay High School football star playing the role of a driver
in a staged alcohol-related crash was himself arrested Thursday
when police allegedly found drugs in his wallet.
Burney "Patrick" McCarthy, 18, was booked into the Lodi jail,
still wearing make-up that made him appear to have a black eye and
fake blood on his shirt. He was held on $10,000 bail, on suspicion
of possessing a narcotic, which police said was apparently
Friday, April 2, 2010 12:00 am.