Crime

Driver arrested after hitting light pole, shearing water main

Incident occurred in the 2500 block of Modoc

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A suspected hit and run driver was arrested in Santa Barbara on Tuesday. 

Police said 25-year-old Johnny Santos was driving a white Toyota Tacoma when he hit a light pole and sheared a water main on the 2500 block of Modoc.

Witnesses gave police a description of the vehicle and a partial license plate number.

Santos was taken into custody near his home in Santa Barbara. He was booked on misdemeanor hit and run charges.

Public works crews are repairing the damage.


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