Sacto 9-1-1
January 6, 2011
Sacramento PD: DUI suspect arrested - after hitting cop car

By Bill Lindelof

Sacramento police said today that a woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after she allegedly ran into a patrol car.

Police said that officers were stopped at 17th and K streets about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday when the woman attempted to drive around their squad car. However, her vehicle hit the police car and she did not stop.

Police said the officers followed. They saw the driver and passenger get out of their car and begin to leave, police said.

The driver, Andrea Marie Derich, 31, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and hit and run involving property damage, both misdemeanors, police said.

Call The Bee's Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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