Alpena Police Arrest Driver Accused of Huffing Before Hit-and-Run

Alpena police are warning people about the dangers of huffing after arresting a hit-and-run suspect they say was under the influence of the inhalants.

Police were called out to Ripley Street, near Grant Street around 9 a.m. Thursday.

Officers ended up finding the suspect at a nearby business and arrested him.

They say he was huffing before the crash.

We will know his name when he’s officially charged.

Alpena police are now asking the public and business owners to keep an eye out for purchases of large amounts of things like air dusters, spray paint and paint thinner.