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Man accused of driving drunk and crashing into church
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Investigators in Van Buren County had to wait until Friday afternoon to arraign a man accused of crashing his truck into a church because the suspect had earlier been too drunk to appear in court.
35-year-old Jason Ketchum was arraigned on charges of Operating While Intoxicated and leaving the scene of a crash.
Police say Ketchum crashed into the Journey Family Church in the 300 block of Depot Street in Gobles early Friday morning.
When officers arrived they say the suspect had fled the scene. A K9 unit was able to track him down at his home. Police say when they arrived at his home, Ketchum was visibly intoxicated and denied driving the vehicle.