DUI suspect hits, drags sign for blocks in Tacoma before aiming gun at bystanders

TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma police are thanking those who called 911 to report a possible drunken driver on Sunday night.

Emergency dispatchers received calls after the driver hit and knocked over a sign on South 54th Street at South Alaska Street.

The man then continued to drive with the sign stuck under his car to South J Street, where police say he pointed a gun at bystanders who were checking to see if he was OK.

The 47-year-old was arrested for suspicion of DUI and using a weapon to intimidate others.