Feb 22, 2021 2:05 PM

Drunk driver hits utility pole, turns out the lights in north St. Joseph

Posted Feb 22, 2021 2:05 PM

A man has been arrested and charged with drunk driving after crashing into a power pole and turning off the lights to north St. Joseph for hours overnight.

St. Joseph police say the driver hit a utility pole near Green Street and St. Joseph Avenue around 10:30 Sunday night, knocking out an entire power grid, shutting off power to nearly all of north St. Joseph.