Liquor Store Crash Sept. 07, 2009

A Grand Junction man is suspected of driving under the influence after crashing his sport utility vehicle through the front of a liquor store, then driving from the scene.

Employees of Nick-N-Willy’s Take-N-Bake Pizza, 683 Horizon Drive, called 911 at 8:38 p.m. Sunday to report a vehicle had driven into the neighboring Wine and Spirits liquor store, said Grand Junction police Sgt. William Baker.

The driver backed out of the store and drove away before police arrived.

“He was not in there very long,” Baker said.

The vehicle and its driver were located later by police near the La Quinta Inn & Suites, 2761 Crossroads Blvd., Baker said.

The driver, whose identity was not available, was suspected of drinking and driving, Baker said. The store was closed and no employees were inside at the time.

The vehicle broke the store’s two front glass doors, penetrated 12 feet inside, hitting a counter and beer displays and smashing bottles. Baker estimated damage to inventory at $25,000 and about $15,000 to the entryway.


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