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A Cross Plains woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, two counts of vandalism, two counts of reckless endangerment, failure to report an accident and leaving the scene of a crime on Friday, June 12.

The official arrest report states Jennifer Young, 48, was arrested after officers responded to a car crashing into a residence. Police on scene identified a Chevrolet Silverado with heavy damage attempting to leave the scene through a tobacco field. Deputies approached the vehicle while instructing the driver, Young, to stop and exit the car.

According to the affidavit, police reported Young smelling strongly of alcohol and vomit once getting out of the car. She exhibited slurred speech, glassy eyes and was loud, talkative and hostile. A box of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer was in plain view in the backseat of the vehicle which Young later freely admitted to drinking an unknown amount of.

Official documents stated a large well in front of the home was destroyed upon impact. Debris from the well damaged vehicles in the resident’s driveway. The front of the home was destroyed during the accident making it uninhabitable.

Young is currently being held in the Robertson County Detention Facility on a $12,500 bond. Her first court appearance was scheduled for Tuesday, June 23.

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