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West Texas Drillers Player Arrested for Intoxication Assault

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MIDLAND - A Midland man has been charged with intoxication assault after crashing into a home and injuring an elderly couple.

Midland Police say 22-year-old Christopher Rayos Sotelo drove his Dodge truck into a home in the 1400 block of Ventura Avenue around 2:30 Thursday morning.

An elderly woman was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital in critical condition. An elderly man was also transported in stable condition.

Police say Sotelo also hit a car and a mailbox before crashing into the home. He then took off on foot and was later found on West Pine Avenue. He was arrested and charged with intoxication assault, a third degree felony.  

Sotelo is a wide receiver for the West Texas Drillers Football Team.