Florida man calls 911 to report himself drunk driving

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Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving.

He said when asked again: 'No, I don't feel like giving that to you right now'.

Police from the Polk County Sherriff's Officer have praised the work of a 911 operator after she received a call from driver Michael Lester claiming he had "swallowed meth" and was "too drunk" on December 31.

Caller: "I don't know, I'm too drunk".

Aside from DUI, Michael was charged with driving on the wrong side of the road and no seat belt. He told the dispatcher he had been driving "all over Winter Haven", and was "trying to get pulled over".

But the dispatcher doesn't let Lester off the line, insisting that he share with her his last name, to which he refuses.

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Luckily, the dispatcher was able to get deputies to Lester's location. He told deputies he had three or four beers.

Lester told deputies who arrived on the scene he had consumed drugs and alcohol.

Polk County Sheriff's Office Facebook page read: 'On New Year's Eve, Michael made a decision to call in a drunk driver.

The post also mentioned Lester's criminal history, which includes DUI, aggravated battery, drug possession and a hit-and-run.

And since no one was hurt they used another hashtag "L-o-t-o" which the department says means "Laughing our tasers off".

He was cited for driving under the influence, driving on the wrong side of the road, improper use of the centre lane and no seatbelt.