Blaine County man turned a drunk night into felony charges

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KETCHUM, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) In Blaine County, a man is facing several charges that includes felony attempt to disarm a law enforcement officer.

On Saturday, Blaine County Sheriff's deputies arrested Angel Lira Jr.

Due to intoxication levels authorities’ handcuffed Lira to transport him to the Blaine County Detention Center to sober up.

On the way, Lira was able to slip one of his hands out of the handcuffs.

Officials say, he then reached his arm through the patrol vehicle's cage window and grabbed at the locked rifle in the front seat. He was tased and re-taken into custody.

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