PIEDMONT, Calif. (KRON) — A woman was arrested after a stolen black SUV was involved in a hit-and-run on Tuesday night in Piedmont, police announced in a Facebook post. She was showing signs of being under the influence of alcohol when officers found her hiding in the bushes with her one-year-old baby near the scene of the crash.
Police said the woman was driving at a high rate of speed in the area of Wildwood Avenue and Highland Avenue where several cars in the area were hit. They later found a Ford black SUV abandoned on nearby on Warfield Avenue.
After the unidentified woman was arrested, police conducted a search of the vehicle that was stolen out of San Francisco. Police found stolen mail from a number of Oakland residents, burglary tools, and an open container of alcohol.
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The woman was booked into Santa Rita Jail, and the baby was taken to Child Protective Services, police said.