Sheriff’s deputy has a fleeing suspected DUII at gunpoint near the Waldport Fire Station. Earlier driver hit a vehicle at Ray’s Market, then took off. Later discovered stuck in a nearby lawn but driver managed to drive away. Deputy pursued and caught up with him near the fire hall.
Deputy sounds like he’s in a struggle with the driver. Moments later deputy tells dispatch the driver has been tazed. Deputy’s nearest backup is ten minutes away.
Suspect in custody. Will be transported to PCH for evaluation after being tazed. Meanwhile, over at Ray’s Market, a man injured when the initial collision occurred, was also transported to PCH for treatment of injuries.