A longtime Boeing official who leads 1,700 employees working on the new 787 Dreamliner was arrested on July 14th for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). Officers stated that early in the morning on July 14, Geary crashed his car into a concrete divider on the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge in Charleston, SC. He apparently provided a breath sample that reported he had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.19 percent.
According to the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, Geary had dinner with his boss in downtown Charleston. The Mt. Pleasant Police report that during and after the meal, Geary said he drank three beers and one liquor beverage. Around 2:20 a.m. oficers found Geary's car with severe front-end damage after it crashed head-on into a median barrier on southbound U.S. Highway 17 near the Interstate 26 interchange.