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Driver of Stolen Vehicle Runs Into House

Early Thursday morning, police saw a stolen Jeep Cherokee driving without headlights near Highway 34 and Fletcher Ave. An officer stopped 59-year-old Alfred Witherspoon, but he ran a red light into oncoming traffic.

Police found him near the 1100 block of Sumner Street. Witherspoon was reportedly trying to drive between a house and another building when he hit the house. A mother and daughter were in the house, but they weren’t hurt and damage was not serious.

Witherspoon was arrested for operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest.

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