FRAMINGHAM – Police officers arrested a Natick man early Sunday morning, after he struck a telephone pole on Route 9.
Police were called to Granada Apartments at 640 Worcester Road at 5:04 a.m. for a report of a single-vehicle crash.
“The operator struck a telephone pole,” said Framingham Police Lt. Rachel Mickens.
When officers arrived they spoke with the driver of the vehicle and after a brief investigation determined that he was under the influence of alcohol, said Lt. Mickens.
Police arrested at 6 a.m. Jose DePaula, 58, of 1 Chrysler Road in Natick. He was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Framingham Police booking photo