Man who attempted to steal UNM shuttle bus arrested

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A wrong way driver who caused a traffic mess Friday has been arrested.

Police say Arturo Flores was driving the wrong way on I-25 near Lomas when he crashed.

According to police, Flores was unable to drive his truck and tried getting into other drivers’ cars.

Police later caught up with Flores trying to steal a University of New Mexico shuttle bus.

The truck’s license plate later came up as stolen when checked.

He is now facing several charges.

His criminal history shows past arrests including a DWI and battery on a household member.

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