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Man arrested on DUI charges after driving into downtown building

Posted at 6:20 AM, Jul 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-31 09:20:21-04

The Bakersfield Police Department said a car crashed into a building in downtown Bakersfield early Tuesday morning, leading to an arrest.

The crash happened on east 18th Street near Sonora Street around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

Officers found a bottle of alcohol inside the driver's car and arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence. 

The Bakersfield Police Department said the driver was not injured in this crash. The cost of damage is unknown at this time.