Raina White, 22, of Green Bay, was charged Monday with a felony hit and run-injury, operating a car while having a revoked license — drunk driving related, and drunk driving causing injury (2nd offense) by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.
If convicted, White faces up to seven years, three months in prison and/or fined up to $22,500.
According to the criminal complaint, Caledonia Police responded to a report of a car that had crashed into a tree at 3:58 a.m. Saturday, March 14 at the intersection of Douglas Avenue at Edgar Terrace.
When officers responded, they found two injured women in the car. Both passengers told police that White was driving the car when she got angry and “just yanked the wheel to the left, causing the vehicle to cross the center line, leave the road and strike a tree.”
After the crash, White left the two women behind. An hour later, officers saw White “walking slowly and staggering from side to side,” according to the complaint.
White initially told police she wasn’t driving, but then later admitted that she was driving. Caledonia Police took White to the hospital to have an injury to her wrist treated and for staff to do a legal blood draw. The results of the test are not yet known.
White told police that she had drunk beer and mixed drinks at the Rave in Milwaukee and that they were driving home to Green Bay.
Department of Transportation records show that White had a prior drunk driving causing injury, which is why her driver’s license was revoked.
Preliminary hearing on March 25, 2015 at 08:30 am.
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