Monday, August 29, 2011
Obama's uncle arrested in Mass for DUI
According to court documents, when Onyango Obama was arrested and asked who he wanted to call for bail he replied, "I think I'll call the White House."
President Barack Obama’s long-lost uncle was arrested for drunk driving in Massachusetts in August, and is now being held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement as an illegal immigrant, the Australian Times is reporting.
According to the paper, Onyango Obama, 67, was arrested outside the Chicken Bone Saloon in Framingham at around 7 p.m. on Aug. 24. Police say he nearly crashed his Mitsubishi 4x4 into a police cruiser before failng a breathalyzer test.
Onyango Obama was charged with driving under the influence and driving to endanger, as well as failing to use a turn signal. He was detained as an illegal immigrant because of an outstanding warrant with ICE. He was previously ordered deported to Kenya.