A 43-year-old Sterling Heights man faces operating while intoxicated and child endangerment charges after being arrested Friday near Dakota High School, according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were patrolling the area of 21 Mile and Heydenreich shortly before 9:30 p.m. Friday when they saw the man rear-end a vehicle at the light near Dakota and attempt to drive away, according to the sheriff’s office.
The man was stopped and given a preliminary breath test. He registered a .17 blood alcohol level and was arrested for operating while intoxicated, second offense, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies found the man’s 9-year-old child in the car with him and turned the child over to its mother.
The man was taken to the Macomb County Jail where he later posted bond, according to the sheriff’s office.