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Man remains jailed after police car theft, accident

Posted at 2:46 PM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-06 23:32:52-05

A 32-year-old Corpus Christi man remains in jail under bonds totaling $137,000 after he allegedly stole a police vehicle that was involved in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday at  Port Street and Morgan Avenue that sent five people to the hospital.

Alonso Sandoval has been charged with aggravated assault on a public servant, unauthorized use of a vehicle, evading arrest with a vehicle, evading arrest, escape while arrested and an accident involving injury, Nueces County jail officials said.

Sandoval had a warrant for his arrest at the time of his arrest dating back for a theft in 2017.

His case has been assigned to 94th District Court with Judge Bobby Galvan.