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CPD: Columbia woman arrested for DUI, wanton endangerment

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Saturday night, June 5, 2021, the Columbia Police Department responded to Walmart after receiving a complaint of a female in a gold van throwing a carseat into the vehicle with an infant strapped inside the seat.

After arriving in the area, officers located a vehicle matching the description and initiated a stop for a welfare check. Upon making contact with operator, it was soon determined that the female was under the influence. She was placed into custody. The infant was not harmed or injured, and contact was made with the baby's father, who was allowed to take infant.

Dawn Brewer, 41, of Columbia, has been charged with DUI 1st aggravated circumstances as well as wanton endangerment 1st; a class D felony.

Officer Justin Cross was the arresting Officer. He was assisted on scene by Sgt Drew Conn.

This story was posted on 2021-06-06 12:25:17
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