Palm Desert Woman, 60, Arrested for Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs

Palm Desert Woman, 60, Arrested for Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs

PALM DESERT, Calif. – A 60-year-old Palm Desert woman was arrested after being involved in a traffic collision while allegedly under the influence of drugs.

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at around 5:41 p.m., Palm Desert Police responded to the report of a traffic collision in the 34-000 block of Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert. When they arrived they learned that although there were not injuries, a driver, later identified as Rosalind Thomas, was believed to be under the influence of drugs.

Authorities learned that Thomas was driving northbound on Monterey Avenue when her vehicle collided with the back of another vehicle. Thomas was arrested at the scene and cleared medically at a local hospital. She was booked into the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs.

The Palm Desert Police Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, at (760) 836-1600, or they can call in anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867).

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