14. SFC Jeffery McDonald made blotter entries numbers 1, 8, and 15. Which is the correct way to
enter his name in the "ENTERED BY' block?
a. JEFFERY McDONALD.
b. Jeffery (NMI) McDonald.
15. The correct way to enter the time when the Desk Blotter is opened is:
SITUATION: On 2 Jan XX, at 0130 hours, Unit 6, Specialist Jane Jones and Specialist Don Radford,
SSN 766-80-8001, of the MP Co, Ft. McClellan, AL 36205-5030, noticed a car leaving the NCO Club at
a high rate of speed. Utilizing the radar unit in their vehicle, Specialist Jones, SSN: 578-21-0901,
recorded the vehicle on Third Street doing 65 mph in a 35 mph zone. Unit 6 pulled the violator over
and approached the vehicle. The driver of the speeding car opened his car door to get out. He fell out
of the car-, dirtying his Class A uniform. The driver of the car is SFC Paul Patterson, SSN: 777-25-
8367. He is 36 years old, 160 lbs, and assigned to the 193d Inf Brigade, Ft. McClellan, AL 36205-
5030. His driver's license is from Pennsylvania, No. 15759290. SFC Patterson's breath smelled
strongly of alcohol; his words were slurred, and he kept laughing for no reason. You place SFC
Patterson into custody at 0200 hours, and read him his rights. The MPR number is 00010-XX-
MPCXXX. The performance tests started at 0220 hours and the interview was conducted by Specialist
Jones. SFC Patterson understands all instructions very well. The balance, walking, and turning tests
were inconclusive, therefore, you were unsure of the results. The effects of the alcohol were obvious,
making him unfit to drive. The interview began at 0245 hours. During the interview you asked him the
following questions for which he gave these answers. Were you operating a vehicle? Yes. Where
were you driving to? Home. What street or highway are you on? Not sure. What is your direction of
travel? Not sure. What time is it now? Around midnight. What city are you in? Ft McClellan, AL.
What is the date? 2nd of January. What is the day of the week? Saturday. When did you eat last?
About 10 hours ago. What did you eat? Steak and fries. What were you doing the last 3 hours?
Talking to friends. Have you been drinking? Some. What? Beer. How much? Some. Where? NCO
Club. What time did you start? After work. Time stopped?