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Driver arrested for DUI after crash in Chico

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Tony Alvarado Tafoya (Photo from Chico Police Dept.)

CHICO, Calif. -  A suspect was arrested for DUI and crashing into several cars in Chico.

The crash happened early Sunday morning on Cameo Drive near Cohasset Road.

Tony Alvarado Tafoya, 22, was arrested on a series of charges including DUI, evading an officer and probation violation.

Police said a witness had reported a possible drunk driver leaving a bar on Cohasset Road.  Police spotted the car and said the driver refused to pull over, instead trying to evade the officer by driving onto a side street.

Police said his vehicle hit several parked cars on Cameo Drive before he finally stopped.  Police said he got out and tried to walk away before being taken into custody.

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