UPDATE – Drunk Driver Arrested in Negaunee

Filed under: U.P. News Updates |

Drunk driver arrested in NegauneeMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Authorities in Marquette County arrested a man on a series of charges yesterday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash in Negaunee.

Police were contacted just after 3:00 o’clock yesterday afternoon about a westbound Ford pickup truck headed to Negaunee on U.S. 41 that appeared to be being operated by a drunk driver.

The pickup eventually collided with an eastbound 2006 Buick sedan, driven by 67-year-old Robert Morrison of Negaunee, at U.S. 41 and Baldwin Avenue when the driver of the pickup attempted to turn left off of the highway.

The driver of the pickup, a 31-year-old Ishpeming man, was arrested for operating while intoxicated, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, and possession of open intoxicants in a motor vehicle.

His name is being withheld pending arraignment.  Morrison sustained a minor head injury and was treated at the scene.  The investigation is continuing.

Great Lakes Radio – Delivering reliable and accurate local news to you on air, online and on demand

Share Sunny 101.9 WKQS Content with World!
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • BarraPunto
  • Bitacoras.com
  • Fark
  • LinkedIn
  • Live
  • Mixx
  • MySpace
  • PDF
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • Slashdot
  • Tumblr

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>