Early Morning Crash Leads to DWI Arrest

Early Morning Crash Leads to DWI Arrest
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 2:21pm

EL PASO- Officers have arrested and charged an Eastside man for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after an early morning crash.

Officers responded to a single vehicle collision at I-10 East this morning. Police say Joe Olivas, 34, was driving East on I-10 when he struck the cable barrier causing his vehicle to stop. As officers approached Olivas, who was standing by the Hyundai, he ran away.

He was caught after a brief foot pursuit and police say he was intoxicated. He was placed under arrest for Evading Arrest or Detention and DWI. He was booked into the El Paso County Jail on bonds totaling $1,750.00.

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