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Hit and run in Douglas County leads to DUII arrest of Springfield man

Jonathan Joe Hodgin (Douglas County Sheriff's Office mugshot)

OAKLAND, Ore. -- A Springfield man was arrested following a hit and run investigation in Douglas County, police said.

On Sunday, October 15, at 12:40 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a residence in the 1400 block of Mustang Drive in Oakland.

Deputies arrived on scene and determined no one was injured.

Deputies learned the driver of the 2000 GMC Jimmy SUV had been 36-year-old Jonathan Joe Hodgin of Springfield.

Police say he had fled the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

His 62 year-old father, a passenger in the vehicle, was still on scene.

Both men were found to be intoxicated, police said.

Hodgin was eventually located by deputies and taken into custody.

He's charged with DUII, reckless driving, reckless endangering, criminal trespass and failure to perform the duties of a driver.

Hodgin was lodged in the Douglas County Jail.

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