Man arrested after allegedly ramming SUV into Santa Clara Co. jail gate, kicking deputy

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A 51-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly ramming his SUV into a gate at the Santa Clara County jail.

The sheriff's department said Modesto Esquivel was arrested on charges of felony vandalism and battery on a peace officer.

Esquivel allegedly kicked a sheriff's deputy during the incident.



Video shows significant damage to the jail's gate.

The incident happened around 4:15 a.m. Sunday.

No one was hurt.
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