WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP (WWJ) — Police were led on a chase through Macomb County on Sunday because a driver refused to pull over for a strange reason.
Michigan State Police say that officers attempted to pull over a Lincoln Continental in Washington Township on southbound M-53 near 30 Mile Road for having an improper license plate on Sunday evening.READ MORE: Royal Oak Plans To Establish A New ‘Social District’
The driver refused to stop and motioned as if he was going to pull over with a cell phone in his hand. He then raised his finger, signaling that he would pull over momentarily.READ MORE: Michigan House Committee Approves Resolution To Subpoena Former Health Director Robert Gordon
Police boxed the car in on the side M-53 shoulder where the man was arrested without incident. During his arrest, the 36-year-old man from Clinton Township said that he didn’t stop because he wanted to call his family and finish his marijuana joint.
The driver said that he had a warrant out of Florida, that there was marijuana in the vehicle and that he knew he was going to jail. Open alcohol and marijuana was found in his vehicle.MORE NEWS: Detroit Public Schools Pause In-Person Learning Until May Amid COVID-19 Cases Spike
The driver was suspended and also processed for operating under the influence. He was held at the Macomb County Jail pending prosecutors review and possible extradition to Florida.