2008-12-11 / Local & State

Drunken Driving Charge For Man Spinning On Runway

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A 24- year-old Ohio man is being accused of driving drunk after was caught doing "doughnuts'' on a snow- and ice-covered suburban Pittsburgh airport runway.

Police say Michael Montgomery, of Streestboro, Ohio, ignored orders to stop spinning on the runway of the Beaver County Airport. The airport is about 40 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.

Police say they followed Montgomery to a parking lot where he told police he had permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test brakes on the runway.

Montgomery faces drunken driving and other related charges.

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