(image: Facebook / CVHS)
(image: Facebook / CVHS)
(image: Facebook / CVHS)

A La Quinta man stole a school bus and crashed it into Coachella Valley High School Sunday night, say police.

Sheriff’s deputies were alerted to the crash at the school at 6:47 pm, reports The Desert Sun. When the arrived, they determined 28-year-old Joe Barragan Quevedo Jr., of La Quinta, attempted to steal a school bus from the parking lot, but crashed it into a portable classroom while trying to drive away.

Authorities also believe that Quevedo may have been intoxicated.

Quevedeo was taken to the hospital for injuries he sustained in the crash. He faces charges of vehicle theft, vandalism and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Update: looks like the suspect caused a whole lot of damage.


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