Beatrice DUI suspect accused of bribery attempt

Aaron Lawson

By:  Newsroom

Beatrice police say the 29-year-old man tried to bribe his way out of trouble.

Police say Aaron Lawson was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and bribery.

Lawson was pulled over on Saturday night in Beatrice.  The officer says he suspected Lawson was drunk, but Lawson refused to take any sobriety tests. Court documents say Lawson told
the officer he could “hook him up with anything'' and later offered the officer $2,000 to let him go without charges.

Lawson faces felony charges of third-offense drunken driving and of bribery. 

Source:  Beatrice Daily Sun