Driver Arrest for DWI after Knocking Down Decorative Light Pole on SquareMarch 7th, 2010 by Joe Burgess
Late last week, a driver knocked down one of the decorative light poles on the Monticello square, and didn”t stop until she was caught by police, as she attempted to return to her home in Western Pines.
Diane Payne, age 51, of Monticello was arrested and charged with DWI, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief, and refusing to submit, after the car she was driving ran off of McCloy St. at the Monticello square, and onto ther sidewalk, where she knocked down one of the light poles, before leaving the scene.
Another vehicle reported the accident to MPD dispatch, who relayed the call to officers, who saw the vehicle turning into Western Pines.
Payne was arrested and taken to the Drew County Detention Facility.
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