Reno man arrested after crashing car into 7-Eleven

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 9, 2016 at 11:10 a.m.



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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police say a Reno man has been arrested for the second time in a week for allegedly driving under the influence after he crashed a vehicle with two children inside into a 7-Eleven.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/1mLfp7o) that 44-year-old Andre Dawson is being held on bail at Washoe County jail for eight charges, including child abuse and driving with a suspended license.

According to police, officers found a vehicle had crashed through the convenience store around 10:40 p.m. Thursday.

There were no injuries.

Police say Dawson showed signs of being intoxicated and was arrested.

Two children, ages 9 and 10, were with him and released to a family member.

Dawson was previously arrested Jan. 2 for driving under the influence.

It's not known if he has an attorney.

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Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com

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