A Montana man is suspected in walking away from a wreck, then wreaking a bit of havoc at an Auburn hotel.
Auburn police were called to a single-vehicle crash near Interstate 80 and Elm Avenue early Tuesday. The driver had left.
Officers were then sent to a nearby Holiday Inn, where a man was breaking windows. Auburn officers and a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy found Eric Daniel Bull, 43, of Helena, Mont., in the parking lot.
It is suspected that Bull broke the windows using what was described as a large firefighting tool. When he refused to drop the tool, a Taser was used to take him into custody.
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It was later determined that Bull was the driver involved in the earlier crash.
He was booked at Placer County jail on suspicion of felony vandalism and resisting arrest.