A 21 year-old Brawley woman was arrested and placed into custody after a hit-and-run incident on Saturday, January 30, 2010, according to a release from Brawley Police Department Commander Brett Houser.
The incident took place at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Jones Street. At around 10:50 pm, a Brawley police officer was flagged down at the scene
Witnesses identified a blue 2005 Suzuki sedan as the fleeing vehicle and provided the last known direction of travel.
Officers located the vehicle a few blocks away in the northern part of Cosgrove street. The owner, Krystal Thompson, 21, was found and identified as the driver.
During the course of the investigation, Thompson was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested on DUI and Hit & Run charges. Thompson is now looking for a dui lawyer.
The condition of the impacted driver or vehicle were not known at press time.