DUI: rock bottom hits when you find yourself behind the wheel of your car and you crashed into a tree.
That's not the rock bottom part, but when the police find you, then you know after you sober up at the police station or in a hospital, that you have hit rock bottom.
It happens during every big holiday like christmas, new years or even after a night on the town. It happened in Columbia.
The columbia police officers responded to several calls of a disturbance involving a DWI late Wednesday morning, as officers were dispatched to 1729 West Broadway shortly before 11:00 a.m.
When you drive drunk you kill people, including yourself and your passengers
The vehicle involved was driving erratic and people had to jump out of the way of an out of control vehicle.
The passenger made things worse by changing places with the drunk driver
Prior to the police arrival, the suspect vehicle driven at that time by Philip Peterson, collided with a tree near the parking lot. Peterson exited the vehicle and a passenger, Darrin Woods, got in the drivers seat and backed the vehicle away from the tree.
Woods lost control of the vehicle and while backing at a high rate of speed was thrown out of the vehicle.The vehicle continued to circle on the parking lot and subsequently collided with a building and a telephone pole. Witnesses provided a description of the suspects and the vehicle.
The drunk do stupid things including shoplifting
Upon the police arrival they located and arrested the three suspects. The investigation revealed that at least one suspect, Danielle Woods, had shoplifted from the Gerbes supermarket and the stolen merchandise was recovered from the suspect vehicle.
Darrin Woods and Philip Peterson were both intoxicated and arrested for Driving While Intoxicated $500 bond, Minor in Possession of Alcohol $300 bond and 2nd Degree Property Damage $500 bond. Danielle Woods was arrested for third offense Stealing with a $4500 bond.
Darrin Woods was transported to a local hospital for minor head injuries as a result of being thrown from the vehicle. There was minor damage to the tree, telephone pole and building.