Newaygo Co. Administrator arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

Posted at 2:49 PM, Jul 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-15 14:49:29-04
Tobi Lake

Tobi Lake — Photo from Newaygo County website

NEWAYGO, Mich. — Newaygo County Administrator Tobi Lake was arrested Tuesday night for suspected drunk driving.

According to Newaygo County Prosecutor Robert Springstead, Lake was taken into custody by Newaygo Police and booked into the county jail.    MLive reports that the arrest happened at roughly 9:15 p.m.

Lake’s blood alcohol content has not been released.

Lake has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the drunk driving investigation, a release from the county Board of Commissioners says.

Springstead said he will ask the state Attorney General’s office to appoint a special prosecutor to the case.