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Police: Man who crashed SUV into Hicksville house caught

Police said Juan Garcia, 32, of Marie Street

Police said Juan Garcia, 32, of Marie Street East, crashed into a Gables Drive home in Hicksville at about 12:30 a.m. and then fled the scene. (Jan. 19, 2010) Photo Credit: Kevin Imm

A Hicksville man was charged with leaving the scene of an accident when he crashed his SUV into a house and ran away, Nassau police said.

Around 12:30 a.m., Juan Garcia, 32, of Marie Street East, drove his car into a house on Gables Drive, police said.

He fled on foot but was apprehended after a police search of the area, police said.

He was charged with leaving the scene and several traffic violations, police said.

There were no reported injuries.

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