Cape woman hits two unmarked police vehicles, is charged with DUI
A Cape Coral woman faces multiple DUI-related charges after police say she hit two parked police department vehicles while driving impaired Sunday night.
Maria Magdalena Quinones , 45, of 2112 SW 15th Place, was charged with five counts of DUI with Property Damage and DUI with a BAC over .15, the Cape Coral Police Department reported Tuesday.
The traffic crash happened around 11:20 p.m. after the vehicle Quinones was reportedly driving left the roadway and struck two unmarked vehicles that were properly parked in a driveway as well as two mailboxes before coming to rest in another resident’s front yard. Both CCPD vehicles sustained damage, with one incurring extensive damage.
“Upon contact with Quinones, she had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage about her person and showed signs of impairment,” the CCPD release states. “A DUI Investigation was initiated and Quinones performed poorly during field evaluations. She was subsequently arrested for DUI.”
Quinones submitted to a breath test with results registering BAC 0.154 / 0.160, according to the CCPD.