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Man crashes stolen truck in Ventura, flees on foot

A map shows the 200 block of MacMillan Avenue in Ventura, where the driver of a stolen truck crashed into a parked vehicle on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. (Google Maps)
December 31, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A man driving a stolen truck crashed into a parked vehicle in Ventura and then allegedly fled the scene on foot, police said.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday on the 200 block of MacMillan Avenue. Authorities said the truck had been reported stolen in the city of Taft on Dec. 22.

After searching the neighborhood, officers found the suspected driver, Anthony Finnegan, walking in the area. His clothing matched descriptions given by witnesses.

Investigators said Finnegan had minor facial injuries that were consistent with being involved in a traffic collision. He was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.


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