Police Report: Officer Hit by Drunk Driver
(Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, Aug 25, 2012)
On 08/25/12 at about 2:00 a.m. Ferndale officers dispersed a disturbance with a crowd at the corner of E. Breckenridge and Woodward. One officer was walking across Breckenridge when a Dodge Durango turned from n.b. Woodward onto e.b. Breckenridge. The Durango headed for the officer who signaled and yelled for the vehicle to stop. The Durango continued and struck the officer. The driver, AIMEE STURM (w/f, 33 yrs) continued driving into a parking lot. Officer stopped her and she seemed unaware that she ran into a person.
After further investigation, STURM was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. She took a breath test and registered .21.
The officers injuries were minor. The officer was evaluated and treated at the hospital and released.
Sturm has no prior criminal or driving record.
Magistrate Wilson arraigned Sturm and set bond at $750.00.
There is no video of the accident.