Traffic violation led to arrest of driver under influence of drugs with six outstanding warrants
After being pulled over for a traffic violation, a 38-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday in Leelanau County for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and on six outstanding warrants.
According to the Leelanau Sheriff's Office, a Michigan State Police pulled over a red GMC pick up truck on E. Duck Lake Rd. near East Government Center Drive when the Trooper saw the truck cross over the centerline that almost caused an accident.
The Trooper then turned over the investigation to the county. The Leelanau County Sheriff's deputy found that the driver was under the influence of multiple prescription medicines.
Further investigation then determined that the driver also had six outstanding warrants and is a current absconder from probation.
The Leelanau Sheriff's Office reports the six warrants that the driver is facing, bench warrant out of Wayne County for forced entry in to a residence, assault with a dangerous weapon out of Wayne County, civil for failure to appear out of Monroe County, shoplifting out of Southgate Police Department, failure to appear on a traffic offense out of Clare County, as well as bench warrant for failure to pay fines out of Lincoln park.
The driver was taken to Munson Medical Center for a blood test and then to the Leelanau County Jail.