A 63-year-old Carson City man was arrested Jan. 18 for suspicion of misdemeanor DUI and two counts resisting and obstructing, a sheriff’s deputy report states.
According to the booking report, deputies were dispatched to the area of South Edmonds and Koontz Lane in reference to a male possibly under the influence. He was seen stumbling around his truck with his dog and throwing beer cans out of the cab and then leaving in his pickup. A reporting party was able to provide a license plate number. Dispatch advised the plate returned to the suspect, who had 2 prior DUI arrests.
Officers canvassed the area for the truck and located it near his residence parked halfway on the curb and halfway on the street and observed the suspect in the driver’s seat as well as his dog in the passenger seat.
When an officer approached the truck, the man attempted to step outside the vehicle and approach the officer aggressively, the report states. He began walking his dog toward his residence. He was told to stop and to get his dog as the dog approached aggressively.
The man began walking his dog toward the house and walked into the garage and began to close the external garage door. The officer instructed him to stay outside. The man continued to close the garage door and the officer told him to stop.
The man continued to stagger into the doorway. Not knowing of the man’s intentions, the officer pulled the man out of the door way. The deputy asked why he was trying to go inside. Th man said he was trying to secure the dog, the report states. The officer asked how much alcohol he had been drinking and the man replied none. Officers observed the man wearing sunglasses and asked him