Local police respond every day to heated and unusual situations. The following is one item pulled from the daily police blotter. PERKINS TWP. POLICE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 12:25 a.m. - 3700 block Columbus Ave., man grabbed drunken man by throat at bar, pinned him down; witnesses said drunken man had been antagonizing other man all night. Police found empty bottle of Canadian Whiskey in drunken man's pocket. He somehow managed to light cigarette while handcuffed in back of cruiser; Curtis McCarthy, 29, 100 block Michigan Ave., and Joseph Hauke, 28, 100 block Meadow Lane, disorderly conduct. For the full daily police blotter from agencies across the area, pick up the Register or check out the e-paper.