Petaluma DUI suspect arrested hours after bailing out of jail

A woman who was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication bailed out of jail Monday night, but by early Tuesday morning she was allegedly drunk again, this time behind the wheel of an SUV that crashed, Petaluma Police reported.

Police said Charlee Rose Langley-Rader, 26, of Petaluma, initially was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public at 10 a.m. Monday. By 9 p.m. she had bailed out of the Sonoma County Jail.

Tuesday morning, just after 2 a.m., a caller told police an SUV had struck a resident’s fence on Holly Lane. On their way, officers found the SUV, which had rolled over after striking a parked vehicle on Madison Street at Payran Street.

The solo driver, Langley-Rader, who was still in the vehicle, had minor injuries and an odor of alcohol, police said. She was treated at the hospital, and submitted to an alcohol screening test that indicated her blood alcohol was 0.19, more than twice the 0.08 limit at which a person is presumed to be too intoxicated to drive, police said.

She was booked into Sonoma County Jail on charges of felony drunk driving and fleeing the scene of an accident. Bail was set at $30,000. She is scheduled for arraignment Thursday.

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