Crime

Jonas Rizzo allegedly hits car, runs red light while riding bike tipsy. It's the Tour de Drunk!

Jonas Rizzo had some excellent reasons for crashing his bike into a car earlier this week. First of all, according to the Boulder Daily Camera, he was trying to run a red light. And second? He was visibly drunk. Not that biking while hammered is a unique crime in health-conscious Boulder. The Camera reports that Rizzo was the third intoxicated peddler busted in town this year, with five people having been ticketed for the offense in 2009. No wonder CU-Boulder wasn't named the country's top party school: Students can't keep up with the locals.
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