West Virginia: Charleston firefighter tried to run down cops in DUI rampage; then asked for firefighter’s discount on arrest


WINFIELD, W.Va. (Nov. 4, 2012) — A firefighter from Charleston was arrested after police say he ran them off the road, led them on a chase and was driving drunk.
Grant Kelly Gunnoe Jr., 39, of Winfield, was charged with fleeing DUI and obstructing and officer. Police say his blood alcohol content was 0.282% more than three times the legal limit.
Police say they saw a white 1995 Ford Bronco speeding near the 2900 block of Route 817 in Winfield. Officers say Gunnoe Jr. was driving and failed to slow down as he traveled through a traffic safety enforcement checkpoint. Officers had to leap from the roadway for their safety, according to Chief John Perrine.
Chief Perrine tells WSAZ.com he chased the Ford Bronco and had his  …MORE