A Rohnert Park man had a novel solution to avoiding the police after he crashed his car: just walk away in a drunken stupor.
The crash cut power to a few homes and nobody was hurt, but it took a while to determine that. The driver apparently walked away, and wasn't found until he'd gotten nearly a mile away. Once police found him, his constitutional was all over, and he was taken to jail with a bond of $5,000.
But a 19-year-old woman in Sebastopol wasn't quite so lucky. Claiming that her brakes failed, she plowed though a crosswalk and t-boned a car passing through the intersection. She suffered facial lacerations and a possible broken hip