Drunk Driver Mows Over Sign, Injures Police Officer

A Victoria man is now facing a number of charges.
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A 41 year old Victoria man is facing several charges after a stop for drunk driving turned violent…

Victoria Police say “officers spotted a man driving erratically at  intersection of Government and Fisgard Streets last Saturday night…” When officers attempted to pull the truck over, the driver refused to stop, then attempted to park his truck…. instead, he hit and and mowed over a parking sign…

Officers called for back-up and approached the vehicle.

The man in the truck “became confrontational and combative with officers, who were required to deploy a series of tools to take him into custody, including a conducted energy weapon (CEW) which was not effective, as well as OC spray…”

During the arrest one Police Officer received non-life-threatening facial injuries.

Kit Warren is facing two charges of obstruction of a police officer and two impaired driving charges.

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