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Sheriff: Drunk, gun-wielding man arrested in Buckley

A 58-year-old Buckley man was arrested after deputies found multiple guns in his vehicle and smelled alcohol on him.

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Buckley man was arrested on multiple counts after deputies say he was waving a gun around while drunk.

Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call Tuesday night on Bartlett Road in Buckley.

The 58-year-old man was leaving in a vehicle when deputies got to the scene.

One deputy tried waving down the driver with a flashlight but he kept going.

Another deputy reported driving up behind the driver and flashing the car lights.

According to deputies the man turned down M-37 and pulled into a random driveway.

The man complied when he was asked to get out of the car and show his hands, according to deputies.

Deputies reported the smell of alcohol on the man.

A loaded P94 Rutger 40 caliber semi-automatic handgun was found under his seat in the vehicle.

The handgun was registered to a relative of the man and the suspect is reported to not have a permit for the gun.

Long guns were also found in the backseat and no CPL was on record for the man.

The suspect was taken to Munson Medical Center for a blood test but results haven't come back yet.

He was arrested on charges of third-degree operating while intoxicated, fourth-degree fleeing and eluding, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a firearm while intoxicated.

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