PROVO, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Police say a man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol crashed into a retaining wall at a Provo liquor store before leaving the scene and crashing into his own garage.
Police say 42-year-old Noah Rewis was driving an SUV when he crashed into the cinder block retaining wall in the parking lot at the Utah State Liquor Store on 166 South Freedom Blvd on Monday.
After causing significant damage to both the retaining wall and his vehicle, police say Rewis left the scene.
Police say officers found tire track marks in the road from the suspect's vehicle, and followed them to a home in the area of 400 N. 1000 W. where they found that the same driver drove up over the sidewalk into the backyard of the home.
Police say officers determined that the suspect drove into the backyard, where he struck a tree, and then drove into the front yard where he drove over a rose bush before leaving.
Police say construction workers on 1600 West Center Street told investigators that they witnessed the suspect's vehicle traveling west on Center St.
After driving through the area, officers found more track marks in the road which led them to the Rewis' home in the area of 400 S 1800 W.
When they got there, police say officers found Rewis' vehicle sticking out of the garage.
Police say Rewis had attempted to enter his own garage while the garage door was still down, causing significant damage to the door.
Noah Rewis was found sitting inside his vehicle, according to police.
After ensuring that Mr. Rewis received medical attention, police say officers conducted an investigation and arrested Noah for leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence.
----Information from: Provo Police Dept.