Lewis County Watch

A Centralia driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence and hit and run after allegedly hitting a parked vehicle and a house. 

Catarina Alonzo Santiago, 36, of Centralia, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail on the above charges. She was also issued an infraction for driving without a license or insurance. 

The incident was reported at 2:45 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. Alonzo Santiago allegedly struck a parked vehicle with her car and fled the scene. 

“After fleeing the scene, Catarina (Alonzo Santiago) then drove her vehicle into the corner of a house,” according to a report from the Centralia Police Department. 

No injuries were reported. 

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Just because he was DUI does not mean this was automatically his fault. He should be given the benefit of a doubt until proven otherwise. It's always possible the house pulled out in front of him causing the accident and not his drunken driving....

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