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IPD investigates crash where car struck building: Driver charged with DWI

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The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a crash that involved a vehicle running into a building.

According to a news release, around 10 p.m. on Sunday officers were called to Green Street for a vehicle that struck a building.

Upon arrival, they found the driver, identified as Earnest Grant, who was intoxicated.

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Grant initially resisted arrest. However, was taken into custody without injuries to any involved. He was transported to IPD headquarters, where he was processed on several charges.

Police say Grant was charged with DWI, resisting arrest, and other traffic law violations.

Damage caused to the building was classified as minor in that news release.