Suspect DUI driver crashes trailer into Piedmont homes

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A truck driver lost control and crashed into two Piedmont homes on Wednesday night. 

According to Piedmont Police Department, the truck has a trailer with a forklift attached to it. It crashed in between two houses on the 1100 block of Park Lane. 

No injuries were reported from the collision.

Police said the driver of the truck was arrested after displaying symptoms of being under narcotic influence. 

 He was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

After searching his truck, officers discovered a gram of suspected black tar heroin and drug paraphernalia. 


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