A man was arrested around 1 am Saturday morning in Long Beach after police say he rode a horse onto the 91 Freeway while celebrating his birthday.
So a horse walks onto the 91 freeway…no joke. Rider arrested by CHP for DUI in the greater Long Beach area. Don’t put yourself, your beautiful animal, or others in danger of being killed in traffic. @CBSLA @NBCLA @KTLA @ABC7 @FOXLA @CNN @FoxNews @ABC @NBCNews @CBSNews @CHP_HQ pic.twitter.com/YdiL54ctvQ
— CHP Santa Fe Springs (@CHP_SFS) February 25, 2018
Police were called after motorists spotted the man on a white horse on the eastbound 91 near Paramount Boulevard, reports ABC 7. The man exited the freeway at Downey, where officers found him on Bellflower.
— CHP Santa Fe Springs (@CHP_SFS) February 24, 2018
The man, identified as 29-year-old Luis Alfredo Perez, was given a couple of field sobriety tests, which had results of .21 and .19 percent. He was arrested and booked for riding a horse under the influence.