On June 5, 2016 at 3:30 pm, Sandwich Officers responded to the 100 block of west Crofoot Street for a report of a traffic accident. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Armando Bernal-Jimenez and the owner of the second vehicle involved in the crash. Armando told Officers that he was sitting in his vehicle and a child that was also in the car accidentally hit the transmission and put the car in reverse where it rolled eastbound down Crofoot, striking a parked car.
After further investigation of the crash, 32 year old Armando of the 100 block of west Crofoot was arrested and charged with having No Valid Driver’s License, Improper Backing and Failure to Notify Police of Accident. He was given a July 13, 2016 court date at the Sandwich Branch Court after posting bond.
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