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Two arrested in Washington Co. burglary; Police car damaged

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WASHINGTON (KWWL) - Two men are in jail after a burglary investigation in Washington Sunday morning which damaged a police car.  Police say one of the suspects intentionally struck a police vehicle while trying to make a getaway.  Police were called to a burglary in progress on Larch Avenue around 1:20 a.m. Sunday.  They say when they arrived, two men were trying to leave in an SUV.   They say the driver then intentionally a hit a Washington Police Department SUV while trying to leave the scene.  Police say one suspect was taken into custody immediately while the other was captured after a short search involving a K-9 officer from the Washington Police Dept.  39-year-old Donald King of Centralia, Illinois faces charges of burglary, trespass, and assault on a peace officer.  26-year-old Mark Grimes of Centralia faces charges of burglary, trespass, and interference with official acts. Both are in the Washington County Jail on $25,000 bond.  No-one was injured, though one officer was reported to have been evaluated at a Washington hospital and released.
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