Area law enforcement officers have charged two men with driving under the influence on consecutive days, one inside city limits and the other near Cooper Landing.
In the first case, Troopers were following up on a report of a silver Pontiac sedan swerving into oncoming traffic on the Sterling Highway and another from an off-duty U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officer who clocked the same vehicle at 84 miles an hour, according to the criminal complaint.
Troopers stopped the vehicle at Mile 46 of the Sterling Highway and contacted Rahn K. Thomas of Soldotna, who initially denied drinking alcohol or using drugs. However, after a series of field sobriety tests showed several signs of intoxication, Thomas allegedly admitted to consuming two drinks in Soldotna.
A field breath analysis showed Thomas had a breath alcohol content of 0.159, according to the criminal complaint. The legal limit is 0.08. Thomas has been released on his own recognizance.
The next day Seward police stopped a vehicle around 10:20 p.m. for driving with headlights off after dark. Officers contacted Taylor L. Wilson of California, who allegedly exhibited signs of intoxication in four of five field sobriety tests.
Wilson's breath alcohol content at the Seward Community Jail was allegedly .121. Wilson has been released on his or her own recognizance.