Man Arrested for OWI in Emmet County After Beating Up Car

State police say they arrested a man after an unusual string of events.

Troopers say they pulled Chad Johnson over near Bay View in Emmet County Friday after he was seen hitting his car with a baseball bat. 

When they pulled him over, they found the baseball bat and also noticed signs that he may have been drinking.

State police they then found open alcohol in Johnson’s car, and that he was driving on a suspended license.

Johnson told troopers that he was hitting his car because it always gives him problems and that he was angry at it.

He is charged with OWI third offense, having open alcohol in a car and being a repeat offender.