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Drunk driver in custody after San Marcos chase, crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was taken into custody for drunk driving after crashing a stolen vehicle in San Marcos just after midnight on Monday.

According to Fox News San Diego, a sheriff’s deputy spotted a car being driven erratically and without headlights close to the intersection of Descanso Avenue and Santa Fe Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. The driver of the vehicle fled instead of stopping for the deputy, and the deputy gave chase.

The suspect failed to make the turn as Descanso Ave curved to the right and crashed through the fence of a home in the 500 block of Alamitos Way. The vehicle then struck a tree and landed in the driveway.

The 32-year-old driver, John Sipp, attempted to evade arrest but was taken into custody. He received treatment for his injuries at Palomar Medical Center.

He is facing charges of DUI, violating probation, felony evading, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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