COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - Friday wasn’t a good start to the weekend in Branch County when it comes to drinking and driving. There were four suspected drunk drivers booked into the county jail yesterday with two of them involved in accidents. No injuries were reported by authorities.
A 33-year old Coldwater man was arrested by Michigan State Police following a crash in Bethel Township at Block and Hatmaker Roads. State Police also stopped a 63-year old Coldwater man and said he had a high blood alcohol count for his arrest on an operating while impaired charge. A 56-year old Quincy man was picked up by Quincy Village Police on an OWI charge. And Bronson City Police arrested a 51-year old Bronson woman for suspected drunk driving following an accident yesterday around 6 pm on U-S-12 at Matteson Street downtown.