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Celedonio Gama-Garcia, 60, of Fremont was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol following a 2-car hit and run property damage accident at approximately 11 p.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of Colorado Avenue.

Gama-Garcia was the operator of a motor vehicle that struck another vehicle and then he allegedly drove away without providing any information the Fremont Police Department said.

A description of his car was broadcast and officers found him in his car in the parking lot of a business in the 400 block of west 23rd Street. He showed signs of impairment consistent with the consumption of alcoholic beverages and was arrested.

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He was also charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and child abuse/neglect as he had two children under the age of 16 in the car with him.

A green 1998 Dodge Ram Pickup that was struck by Gama-Garcia sustained an estimated $1000 in damage.

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