Authorities in Evening Shade Are reporting the arrest of a Mountain Home man after the man was pulled over and found to be intoxicated running emergency red lights and sirens.
According to a reports on Dec. 3 at 6:18 p.m. Evening Shade officers were contacted by the Cave City Police Department and alerted of a vehicle running red lights and traveling at a high rate of speed.
After officers confirmed there was no emergency in Sharp County, the officer spotted the vehicle near the intersection of US 167 and Hwy 56.
The vehicle was said to be running a roof mounted red light bar and a flashing red/white light on the hood white with sirens activated.
Officers stopped the vehicle and questioned the occupants identified as Perry Daniels and Angela Cullipher.
The two stated to the officer that they were responding to an emergency call in Baxter County for a vehicle accident that allegedly occurred at 5:55 p.m.
The male subject told The officer they were only 20 minutes away from the accident scene and that he (Daniels) was a member of the Gamaliel Fire Department in Baxter County.
Daniels also told the officer that they had been responding to the emergency call since Batesville.
Daniels was arrested and taken to the Sharp County Sheriffâ€™s Office where he was charged with DWI drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance schedule VI, unlawful use of red lights, improper operation of emergency vehicle, no proof of insurance, careless driving, driving on a suspended license and driving left of center.
The passenger, Cullipher was ticketed and released for possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.