Car crashes into State Store; DUI arrest made

News January 17, 2013 2 Comments

Pa. Wine and Spirits store, 7204 Germantown Ave., is boarded up after a vehicle crashed into the liquor store on Saturday, January 12 around 3 a.m. (Photo by Sue Ann Rybak)

by Sue Ann Rybak

A silver SUV crashed into the Pa. Wine and Spirits store, 7204 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, on Saturday, Jan. 12, at approximately 3 a.m., according to Officer Christine O’Brien, a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Police Department. O’Brien could not confirm any other information at this time.

However, according to an article posted on NBC-TV’s website, the driver was identified as Dovita Douglas, 28. NBC reported that Douglas crashed into the liquor store while driving under the influence and then fled the scene.

The article states: “When police arrived at the scene, they say they spotted the vehicle, a 1999 Gray Lexus RX300, at West Mount Pleasant and Lincoln Drive driving erratically and disregarding multiple red lights.”

NBC reported that the driver of the vehicle pulled over at 500 Hortter Street. Police apprehended Douglas and charged her with DUI and criminal mischief.

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  • Ivan

    Was any whiskey injured?

  • Seth

    Probably an LCB worker angered by the looming privatization.