Deputy Responds to Drunk Driving Call, He’s Floored When He Shows Up

Deputy Mark Watson, an ex-marine, recently responded to a call that totally caught him off guard.

Watson was answering an early-morning drunk-driving call when he discovered what turned out to be an old man sitting in his car, not at all intoxicated.

The man was 84-year-old Lyle Wise, who was lost and confused following a night of Christmas shopping. Wise had been showing early signs of dementia.

Officer Watson searched the car and found business cards and Wise’s home address. Once he began piece together who Wise was, he was very affected by a common bond that they shared.

This is, truly, touching:




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