Man gets 5 years in prison for drunken scootering

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Greenwood - An Indiana man has received a five-year prison sentence for riding his motor scooter while drunk.

The Johnson County prosecutor's office says Kevin Jennings of Greenwood was sentenced Thursday as a habitual offender because of previous meth and drunken driving convictions.

The office says Jennings was arrested Oct. 23 after a 911 caller reported being hit by a beer bottle. It says Franklin police found Jennings driving the scooter with wife Lou as a passenger.

Police arrested Lou Jennings on a battery charge and her husband on a drunken driving charge. His blood alcohol level was 0.21 percent, 2 ½ times the level for drunkenness in Indiana.

The prosecutor's office couldn't provide a defense lawyer's name, and the couple don't have a listed phone number.

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