Elderly man charged for crashing car into Weslaco police unit

An elderly man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly drank alcohol and then crashed his car into a Weslaco police unit.

Weslaco police arrested 81-year-old Raymond Kuchar on a DWI charge on Thursday night.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Kuchar is blamed with crashing his car into a patrol unit.

The police officer pulled over another person for a traffic stop and was outside the patrol unit at the time of the accident.

Invesstigators believe Kuchar had been drinking prior to the crash.

Kuchar was released from custody after posting a $2,000 dollar personal recognizance bond.

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