Single-Car Accident Leads To Columbus Man’s Arrest

Single-Car Accident Leads To Columbus Man’s Arrest

COLUMBUS – A single-car accident in Columbus on Saturday night lead to one man’s arrest.

According to the Platte County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred around 11:56 p.m., and took place on 8th Street, between E 9th Avenue and E 14th Avenue.

The driver was identified to be Jose Bautista of Columbus. Bautista totaled $8,000 in damage to his vehicle, and caused $300 in damages to a fence post.

Bautista was jailed for a DUI, 1st refusal PBT, refusal chemical test, driving without an operator’s license, leaving the scene of an accident, and causing property damage from the accident. Bautista was also wanted on a warrant out of California.

Specific details of the accident, and the nature of the warrant out for Bautista’s arrest are unknown at this time.

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