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Milpitas Police Department
Thursday July 4th, 2019 :: 10:48 a.m. PDT


Press Release: Drunk Driver Arrested After Collision

DATE: July 4, 2019
LOCATION: 3000-Blk Calaveras Rd
CASE #: 19-185-019
SUSPECT: Andrew Nguyen Morales, 22-year-old San Jose resident
VEHICLE: Brown 2003 Toyota Avalon

On July 4, 2019, at approximately 1:32 A.M., the Milpitas Police Department received a call of a vehicle that struck a power pole. The first officer arrived on scene in less than 90 seconds and found a vehicle with major damage down an embankment. The driver, Andrew Morales, remained at the scene and was uninjured. Officers determined Morales was driving under the influence of alcohol and arrested him. The collision caused a power outage to the area. Crews from PG&E are on scene and estimate the repairs will be completed by 11:00 A.M. Traffic is currently blocked in both directions of Calaveras Rd. from Piedmont Rd. to Downing Rd in order for PG&E to safely repair the damaged power pole.

Morales was booked into the Santa Clara County main jail for driving under the influence of alcohol.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, you are encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Additionally, the information can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department Website at:

Press Release By: Lieutenant Frank Morales #248
Date/Time: July 4, 2019 at 8:05 A.M.

Milpitas Police Department
1275 N Milpitas Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-586-2400

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