Traverse City News and Events

Man Arrested After Found Passed Out In Running Vehicle

By Beth Milligan | Aug. 8, 2018

A 19-year-old Suttons Bay man was arrested after he was found passed out in the driver's seat of a running vehicle.

A Leelanau County Sheriff's Office deputy patrolling the Village of Suttons Bay came across a Volvo with the driver's door open just before 4am Sunday. The deputy checked the car and found a male driver passed out in the front seat. The deputy awakened the driver and detected an odor of alcohol in the vehicle. After interviewing the man, the deputy placed the driver under arrest for suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The driver was lodged at Leelanu County Jail.

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