Man arrested for DUI in Laurel County

The Laurel County Sheriff

MGN Online

One man was arrested after failing to stop at a DUI checkpoint Sunday night.

The Laurel County Sheriff's Department says Johnny Baker failed to stop at a checkpoint near Old Crab Orchard Road.

Deputies caught up to his car and forced him to stop. After stopping, police tried to get him out of the vehicle when Baker tried to drive off, almost hitting another officer.

He was charged with driving under the influence, fleeing police, resisting arrest and Wanton Endangerment.

He is currently in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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