Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Driver Arrested For DUI After Crashing Into House

Cassandra-CheathamSan Luis Obispo Police Officers responded to a report of a traffic accident Wednesday night about 11:15 with a vehicle colliding into a house at the intersection of Orcutt and Johnson.

The investigation revealed that 23-year-old Cassandra Cheatham was driving her vehicle northbound on Orcutt when she veered off the road and struck a curb and small embankment.  Her vehicle became airborne, clearing another vehicle that was parked in the driveway, before crashing into the garage.  

Cheatham and her male passenger sustained minor injuries in the collision. The homeowners were fortunately in the rear of the house at the time and uninjured in the collision.

During the subsequent investigation Cheatham was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for a felony charge of DUI causing injury.  Cheatham was transported and booked at the San Luis Obispo County Jail.