Fiery crash results in drunk driving arrest

Posted on Jun 04 2010
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On Friday June 4, 2010 at approximately 01:56 Granby Police Department and Granby Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the area of 169 Chicopee St. for a report of people talking outside and a vehicle on fire at the bottom of the driveway. Upon arrival officers found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames, up against a tree. The operator of the vehicle was outside and approached officers as they exited their cars. The operator informed officers he was the sole occupant of the vehicle. The operator, Mr. Richard W. Guenette Jr., age 48, of Ludlow, was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol, and a marked lanes violation. He was also transported to Holyoke Hospital for minor injuries.

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