By SDCN Editor
Oceanside, CA–Oceanside police Saturday arrested the driver of a stolen Mercedes Benz after he collided with a San Diego Gas & Electric power pole, authorities said.
Police responded to the incident around 1:44 p.m. on Mesa Drive. The crash knocked out power to multiple residents in the area.
Authorities shut down Mesa Drive for two hours while they investigated the incident.
The unidentified driver was taken into custody on suspicion of auto theft.
San Diego Gas and Electric crews were dispatched to restore power to the area.
Mesa Drive was reopened to traffic.