Michigan State Police in Alpena Arrest Traverse City Man on Mult - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Michigan State Police in Alpena Arrest Traverse City Man on Multiple Charges

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A Traverse City man spent last night in the Alpena County Jail, and faces multiple charges. 

Troopers say he was driving drunk and led them on a short chase. 

Michigan State Police tried to pull the man over in Alpena last night.

He took off and Troopers chased him until he gave up. 

They searched the car and found open alcohol and marijuana inside.

The driver was taken to the hospital for a blood alcohol level test, where he was uncooperative.

Then troopers took him to jail.

This was his third drunk driving offense and third arrest for driving on a suspended license. He is also charged with Fleeing and Eluding Police, Resist and Obstruct Police, and Possession of Marijuana.