Driving While Impaired
An Eden Prairie woman faces criminal charges after she was accused of hitting a light pole while driving drunk with three young children in tow. The Dakota County Attorney’s office says 28-year-old Sissy Marie Garcia was charged Wednesday with two counts of second-degree driving while impaired and one count of child endangerment.
An Apple Valley woman is accused of driving under the influence with drugs while a 3-year-old child was sleeping, unbuckled in the back seat. Charges were filed in Dakota County against 41-year-old Leisa Marie Jefferson in connection with the Sept. 6, 2014 incident.
A 35-year-old Apple Valley woman is accused of driving while impaired with a 6-year-old child in the vehicle, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court. Sina Julie Yim was charged with endangerment of a child and two counts of second-degree driving while impaired in connection with the Oct. 5 incident.
A 44-year-old Lakeville woman is accused of driving drunk in an Apple Valley crash last Thursday that left a motorcyclist dead, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.
Authorities say a Blaine Police officer is okay but had his squad car damaged when it was hit by a suspected drunk driver while making a traffic stop Thursday night.
A 30-year-old Burnsville woman is accused of driving drunk with several children inside a car and causing a crash near a Burnsville school last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.
An Owatonna, Minn. man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day with his 2-year-old son in the car.