Man arrested for DUI after driving wrong way on I-70

Salina Post

SALINA — A 33-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested on several charges after driving west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 on Thursday night.

Trooper Ben Gardner of the Kansas Highway Patrol said at approximately 10 p.m., an attempt to locate a possible drunk driver on Interstate 135 was broadcast by Salina Police dispatch.

A few minutes later, a KHP trooper found a car matching a description of the suspect car in a ditch near Halstead Road.

As the trooper turned on his emergency lights for a traffic stop, the driver, Raymond C. Mack, reportedly drove out of the ditch and went westbound in the east lanes of I-70 for about 3 miles, and then pulled into the median.

The trooper reportedly used a taser while taking Mack into custody.

Mack was booked into the Saline County jail on allegations of of driving under the influence, reckless driving, flee or attempt to elude, transporting an open container, improper crossover on divided highway, and obstruction.