Drunken, By River, Intercepted: A Milwaukee Man's Nightcap in La Crosse

A little disorientated drunkenness can end tragically if you walk a little too close to a flood-swollen river. The precise circumstances under which a La Crosse police reserve found a fellow in Riverside Park this week-end. The say the 22 year-old was walking right next to the Mississippi very early Saturday morning when police intercepted him. Really, really drunk and not making much sense, they say. When they asked the guy where he was going, he said he was headed to a friend's house. When they asked where, he pointed to the west, towards the river. Cops wheeled the guy into de-tox and left him with a public intoxication warning

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