Car Hits Hamlin Pub in Lake Orion, Suspect Attempts to Flee

An intoxicated driver drove his car into the Lake Orion bar, fled the scene, resisted arrest and injured two deputies, according to a report from the Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies.

A man attempted to flee deputies and resisted arrest after hitting the Hamlin Pub on Lapeer Road with his car early Friday morning, according to a report from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office Orion Township Substation.

No one was injured in the bar, but two deputies were injured when the suspect resisted arrest, according to the report.

Deputies said the 23-year-old Orion Township resident hit the pub with his vehicle, then fled the scene before they arrived.

Lake Orion Village Police found the vehicle a short time later at Heights and Bellevue in Orion Township.

The driver failed his field sobriety test then tried to run away, according to the report. He physically resisted the deputies and Lake Orion officers trying to stop him. Deputies Tasered the suspect, and he was then taken into custody, police said.

Two deputies were injured during the arrest. One deputy received a laceration above his eye and the second deputy injured his wrist. Both were treated at McLaren Hospital.

Peter Griffin October 14, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Somebody's cranky....
brian t. dogge October 14, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Sounds like it's that time of the month.
Peter Griffin October 14, 2012 at 10:34 PM
CJC October 15, 2012 at 04:55 AM
how because all im trying to do is prove a point, an easy valid point! if you people dont realize that, then it not my fault.. like you mr T.D. you and Peter should write together you guys would a magical mix! And serious this again im not here for any debating whats right and wrong if you cant see it, the problems then you are blind..
CJC October 15, 2012 at 05:20 AM
If you wanna ignore laws that are set in place to govern are societies, then tell me how this is acceptable.. Its the same idea screw wearing my safetly device, and when you get pulled over you get a fine! Or when your speeding! Your excuses is good all the time, strict laws.. Thats my main point we or governed by strict laws set in place by our elected officials to keep our citizens safe and from harms way.. I now the suspect, will most likely recieve jail time. But if i were too meet him after he gets out id have a welcoming hand, the same as it were anybody else in this planet we call earth! Just a fyi the main thing when coping with problems is having an open mind and an open hand! Thats the best support...


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