Driver crashes into Camaro, pickup truck then attempts to get away
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:09:16 GMT —
An intoxicated man crashed his car into a family TMs Nissan Pickup and Chevy Camaro and tried to get away.
San Benito Police were able to arrest the man after he was caught at a nearby Stripes Convenience Store.
The family told police they were sitting in their living room when they heard a loud crash outside their home.
When they went outside to check, they saw a red pickup truck had struck their two cars.
The driver of the red truck attempted to get away, but the homeowners and a neighbor called authorities and followed him.
The suspect, identified as Rollie Medrano, was taken into custody for Accident Involving Damage to a Vehicle.
Officers noticed he had blood shot eyes, slurred speech and odor of alcohol emitting from his breath.
At the police station, the 25-year-old failed a sobriety test and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.
Police also noticed he had a warrant for his arrest out of Victoria County for Failure to Pay Child Support charges.
His bonds totaled $17,500.