A man in Massachusetts could soon be heading to Alcoholics Anonymous after he made an unannounced visit to the co-founder’s home on Christmas Eve.
According to the Rutland Herald, Donald Blood III was arrested for drunk driving after he crashed onto the front lawn of Bill Wilson’s property. Wilson is the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Blood III, 55, was cited for a DUI and is scheduled to appear in court later this month.
The police report states that Blood drove up onto Wilson’s law thinking that he was in a parking lot. Police determined that Blood had been drinking and gave him a DUI.
Police Trooper Christopher Burnett said that no one was hurt in the incident and that no property was damaged. Burnett also said that Blood III was a guest at the Wilson house and was most likely already in the AA program.
The Wilson House was built in 1852 and still hosts several Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places where it is described as a “place of sanctuary where people can come to give thanks to God for their new lives.”