Santa Ana

Driver Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car Into Garden Grove Home

Two replica handguns were found in the vehicle, along with some marijuana plants, authorities said.

Santa Ana police arrested a driver Thursday who allegedly fled from police in a stolen vehicle that crashed into a house in Garden Grove.

The incident began about 2 a.m. when officers tried to pull over the vehicle for a possible traffic violation but the driver kept going, Santa Ana police spokesman Anthony Bertagna said.

The officers lost the vehicle for a time, and then learned that it had crashed into a residence in the 10400 block of Hazard Avenue, Bertagna said. Officers searched the area and took the driver and a passenger into custody.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, police said. His name was not immediately released. A passenger in the vehicle was treated for an unspecified injury. Two replica handguns were found in the vehicle, along with some marijuana plants, Bertagna said.

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