A 37-year-old Glendale man is behind bars after the suspected drunken
driver crashed into a Buckeye police sergeant’s fully marked patrol vehicle on May 1, according to Buckeye Police Department spokesperson Donna Rossi.
The crash occurred around 10:20 p.m. at Fourth Street and Arizona Eastern Avenue.
The sergeant was driving north on Fourth Street when Shane W. Labrecque, who was driving a Hyundai, failed to yield leaving a private drive and T-boned the patrol car.
Labrecque was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital on May 3. Subsequently, he was booked into Maricopa County Jail. He was wanted on many warrants out of Arizona and California.
He also faces charges associated with the accident and his suspected drunken driving. The sergeant was treated and released with minor injuries. A passenger in Labrecque’s car remains hospitalized.