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Man accused of DUI after crashing into home in East Central Spokane

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 31, 2020

A man who crashed a pickup twice into a home near 6th Avenue and Florida Street in Spokane early Monday was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Spokane police said in a news release.  (Courtesy of Spokane police)
A man who crashed a pickup twice into a home near 6th Avenue and Florida Street in Spokane early Monday was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Spokane police said in a news release. (Courtesy of Spokane police)
From staff reports

A man who crashed a pickup into a home in East Central Spokane early Monday was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Police were called about 12:15 a.m. to a home near 6th Avenue and Florida Street, Spokane police said in a news release. Two people were sleeping in the home at the time of the crash. After crashing into the front of the residence, the driver backed out and crashed through another part of the home where the residents had been sleeping.

The driver, Michael T. Johnson-Moehrke, 29, was booked into the Spokane County Jail on charges of DUIl, reckless driving and driving on a suspended license, police said. A passenger in the car fled the scene and was not located.

The residents of the home suffered minor scrapes and their home sustained thousands of dollars of damage.

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