Buena Park

Car Hits House: A high-speed police chase ended early Wednesday morning, police said, when Dirk Rippelmeyer, 20, of Seal Beach drove his car through the living room wall of a home at 6563 Cerritos Ave., Buena Park. Rippelmeyer was booked at the Stanton Police Department on suspicion of evading a police officer and drunk driving. He was released on his own recognizance after the 2 a.m. incident. Police said the suspect failed to stop at a red light and continued to speed at an estimated 80 m.p.h. as police pursued him for about one mile. Residents of the home were sleeping when the accident occurred and were not injured, authorities said. No exact damage estimates were available.

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