BURLINGTON, NC (WRAL) – A man has been arrested after his car ended up on the roof of another person’s home Sunday.
Officers with the Burlington Police Department responded to a home on the 300 block of Hall Avenue around 9 p.m. to find a car on top of the roof.
Police arrested and charged the driver, Rene Alexander Quiteno-Duran, 25, with felony hit and run, driving while impaired, resist delay obstruct, injury to real property and no operator’s license. Police found Quiteno-Duran, who had minor injuries from the crash, hiding in his basement.
There was no one inside the home when it was hit, but officials said the damage is estimated at $10,000.
Police said the suspect originally told them his name was Fernando Andres Ponce. When fingerprints confirmed his real name, officials learned that he had two additional orders for arrest warrants under it.
The Burlington Police Department is asking anyone with information about this crime to contact the Burlington Police Department at 336-229-3500.