An intoxicated driver struck a utility pole at the intersection of Service and Morgan roads Sunday evening, Feb. 23 and was arrested.
The crash of the Toyota pickup truck was reported at 8:57 p.m.
Officers Eric Gallegos and Officer Christian Izquierdo found the vehicle stuck on a fence with a downed light pole nearby. The truck appeared to be eastbound on Service Road before it drifted across oncoming lanes, over the curb and struck the street light pole. The pickup then continued south across all the lanes of traffic and struck the chain-link fence.
Officer Gallegos handcuffed driver Heriberto Torres, 43, because he displayed signs of intoxication. A breathalyzer test revealed Torres had a 0.25 percent blood alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit. He was cited for DUI, driving on a suspended license, and driving with no insurance and released to a family member at the scene.