Driver Covered Head-to-Toe in Gold Paint Busted After Suspected Drunk Driving: Cops

A man covered head-to-toe in gold spray paint was arrested by police who say he had been drinking and driving.

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Cops say Samaj Cook, 21, allegedly hit three cars on a freeway in Oakland, California and then led police on a chase earlier this week.

An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer witnessed the melee and followed Cook in his car.

The California High Way Patrol in Oakland posted about the bust on Facebook and commented on his eye-catching look.


IT'S NEVER A DULL DAY FOR OAKLAND CHP:This evening we arrested a 21 year old man for hit and run and driving under the...

Posted by CHP – Oakland on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Cook reportedly told cops he was on his way to a photo shoot, which explained his shiny skin. He was taken to a hospital for observation and was medically cleared and then arrested for suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run.

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He was placed in Santa Rita Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned on April 22.

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