SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man accused of driving a double-decker tour bus while drunk in San Francisco last month has pleaded no contest to DUI charges, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Leon Maynard, 60, of San Bruno, pleaded no contest on Monday to a charge of driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or higher, district attorney’s office spokesman Alex Bastian said.READ MORE: Social Housing May Be A Fix For San Francisco's Housing Affordability Crisis
Maynard was arrested near Stockton and Post streets at about 1:15 p.m. on July 5 while driving a San Francisco Deluxe Sightseeing tour bus, prosecutors said.
His blood-alcohol content at the time of the arrest was 0.21 percent, and he was also cited for an open container infraction, prosecutors said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect After Knife-Wielding Man Flees 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In San Francisco's Castro
Maynard was sentenced to three years’ probation, ordered to spend six days in the sheriff’s work alternative program, participate for six months in a first offender program and will have his commercial driver’s license suspended for a year, Bastian said.
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