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Spruce man to appear in court

ALPENA, Mich.– Michigan State Troopers were called to the US-23 South Marathon on the night of July 6 to deal with an alleged intoxicated man. The suspect, a Spruce resident named John Gray Jr, had already left in a vehicle. However, troopers didn’t take long to catch up to the vehicle and apprehend Gray.

According to a press statement from the state police, gray then attempted to damage the patrol vehicle by thrashing about and violently kicking. He also refused a chemical test.

Gray has been charged with multiple crimes, including Malicious Destruction of Police Property, Driving While Intoxicated Second Offense, and Resisting and Obstructing Police. He is set to appear in court on July 30.