Kent police respond to burglar alarm and find pickup driven through front of a building | Driver cited for DUI
May 13, 2011 · 7:13 AM
Kent police officers were dispatched to a burglary alarm at about 2:30 a.m. today, May 13, at a warehouse at the 22000 block of 72nd Avenue South in Kent.
The first arriving officers found a pickup truck had driven through the front of the building into the office area of the warehouse and was attempting to back out of the building.
The vehicle stopped when officers arrived to investigate. The driver sustained a minor injury to a hand which was treated at the scene by Kent Regional Fire Authority emergency aid personnel.
The driver was arrested by Kent Police for suspicion of driving under the influence.
The damage to the building was evaluated and the building was deemed safe by a city building official. No dollar estimate of the damage is available at this time.