Man Pleads Guilty After Intentionally Crashing Vehicle into Firehouse

January 14, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT

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Man Pleads Guilty After Intentionally Crashing Vehicle into Firehouse

January 14, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT

A Buffalo man is awaiting his sentence after pleading guilty to criminal mischief in the second degree for driving his car into a firehouse.

On August 29, 2011, 52-year-old Mark Detlef intentionally drove his car into Station No. 1 of the Main Transit Fire Department and 6777 Main Street in Williamsville.

The crash cause over $500,000 of damage to the buildings support structures, glass bay doors, heavy rescue trucks, and pumper truck.

Detlef will be sentenced on April 9th and faces up to 7 years in prison