Police: Man arrested after hitting parked cars; accused of DWI

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POUGHKEEPSIE -

A Poughkeepsie man has been arrested and accused of DWI, according to police.

Officials say Bejamin Cruz, 26, was heading north on State Route 9 in Poughkeepesie when he lost control and hit several parked cars before crashing into a house on East Cedar Street.

They say Cruz was found to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

An investigation also found marijuana in his car.

Cruz was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

He is due back in court on Sept. 17.

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