A man involved in a vehicle collision in Atwater was arrested

On April 2nd, 2019, at approximately 3:10 p.m., Officer Sarginson witnessed a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Linden Street and Palm Avenue.

The preliminary investigation showed that the driver of a black Honda was traveling eastbound on Palm Avenue and failed to stop at the posted stop sign which caused the collision with a vehicle that was northbound on Linden Street.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene and both drivers complained of pain.

The driver of the Honda was identified as 35-year-old Julio Ramirez. Ramirez was found to be driving with a suspended license status and also found to have two warrants for his arrest.

A vehicle inventory was conducted of Ramirez’ vehicle prior to it being towed and officers found a substance believed to be methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia.

Ramirez was also being evaluated for possibly driving under the influence of a narcotic. He was arrested without incident.

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