Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Thursday, July 31  •  79°Mostly Cloudy Air Quality: Yellow
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 86° Low 68°
Isolated ThunderstormsAir Quality: Yellow
Fri: High 80° Low 65°
Scattered ThunderstormsAir Quality: Yellow
Sat: High 79° Low 68°
ThunderstormsAir Quality: Green
Sun: High 85° Low 67°
Scattered ThunderstormsAir Quality: Green
Mon: High 86° Low 66°
Partly Cloudy
City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Police Department
Share Share RSS RSS Print Print Text Size Text Size NormalText Size LargeText Size Extra Large
Page updated Nov 24, 2009 10:36 AM
CloseComments

No Comments Posted Yet

NEWS RELEASE
NOVEMBER 24, 2009 #09-054
11:00 A.M. DONALDSON

Alexandria Police Make Arrest After Traffic Accident


Alexandria Police have charged a woman after she put a child in danger and was involved in a traffic accident.
On Monday, November 23, at 8:00 a.m., Kerbi Ware, 26, of the 5300 block of Taney Avenue, was driving a 1997 Mercury Marquis southbound on North Ripley Street.  Ware disregarded the red light at the intersection of Duke Street and North Ripley Street and was struck by a 2000 Chevrolet Tracker that was traveling Westbound on Duke Street.  The Mercury was being driven by a 21-year-old man from Waldorf, Maryland, who was not injured.

Ware was taken to INOVA Alexandria Hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.  A 5-year-old passenger in Ware’s car was in a car safety seat and not injured.  She was released to the custody of a relative.

The investigation revealed that Ware was under the influence of narcotics when the accident occurred.  She was charged with Driving Under the Influence-Drugs (DUI-D), Possession of a Controlled Substance and Child Endangerment.  She was taken to the Alexandria Adult Detention Center where she is being held on a $6500 bond.   
           

(end)

3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
703.746.1870
TDD 703.838.4896

Communications
Fax: 703.838.4978

Information Services Section
Fax: 703.746.1936

Chief of Police
Fax: 703.746.1945

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.