There are various techniques to evading sobriety tests from burping to vomiting to claiming medications. Brian Fogg however had a more hands on approach. According to police in Belfast, Maine, Fogg repeatedly punched himself in the face to force the officers to attend to his injuries rather than administer the breathalyzer. It did not work.
Police state that they found Fogg’s car in a ditch and tried to give him a breathalyzer test, but Fogg allegedly punched himself in the face three times.
Notably in addition to Operating Under the Influence (OUI), Fogg is also charged with criminal mischief and, the most intriguing, falsifying physical evidence. Could his face be the evidence? The presence of blood in one’s mouth interferes with the readings of most such tests.
He is the the first to come up with the idea of kicking your own butt to get what you want: