Police: Nebraska Driver Suspected of DUI Caused $26,000 in Damages

May 7, 2009

Police in Fremont, Neb. say a woman arrested on suspicion of drunken driving hit fences, garages and a house as she left a $26,000 trail of destruction.

Sgt. Ed Watts says the woman’s car struck a fence while she was trying to turn into an alley. He says the car next hit a utility pole and then a garage while trying to turn into it. Wyatt says the car then crossed a yard, rammed a fence and hit a house and garage

Police say they arrested 58-year-old Fremont resident Janis Brown, who posted a $200 bond and was released from jail. Authorities say the woman’s car also had about $5,000 in damages.

Attempts to reach Brown for comment were unsuccessful. There is no public listing for her phone number.

Information from: Fremont Tribune, www.fremontneb.com

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