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Cops: Drunken driver ran over Christmas trees in DeKalb church lot

Someone was naughty, Dunwoody police said.

A “heavily intoxicated” driver knocked down some Christmas trees for sale at a church parking lot as parishioners prayed inside, the department posted on Facebook.

The agency did not name the driver in its post. They said about 10:15 p.m. on Christmas Eve the accused was arrested on a drunken driving count and several other charges.


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The social media post from Dunwoody United Methodist Church also included pictures of what appeared to be vodka bottles inside the van.

“We’re thankful no one was hurt. Unfortunately a couple of Douglas firs weren’t so lucky,” the cops said.


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