Warrenton woman fired gun at drunk driver who crashed into her back yard, police say
WARRENTON, Va. - A Warrenton woman is facing charges after she fired a gun at a drunk driver who crashed into her yard over the weekend, police say.
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According to Warrenton police investigators, 74-year-old Nancy Blough woke up late Saturday night to the sound of a vehicle crashing into her vehicle in her backyard – alongside other items.
Blough went outside and fired her gun at the fleeing driver, striking the driver’s vehicle.
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Police charged Blough with reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful discharge of a firearm into an occupied vehicle.
He was jailed in lieu of a $5,000 secured bond.
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Police found the suspected driver nearby. The person was charged with being intoxicated in public.
If you have any information that might help police in their investigation, call (540) 547-1107.