On Sunday, July 17, the engaged in a day-long sweep of 30 outstanding DUI warrant suspects in Petaluma, Cotati, Rohnert Park, and Santa Rosa. The next day, another two-time DUI offender was caught in a stake-out in Petaluma, and although she was not legally intoxicated her vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
Out of those warrants pursued on Sunday, officers arrested six people with pending DUI charges, including Suzanna Jimines, age 27, from Santa Rosa; Andrew Razo, 23, from Cotati; Jennifer Parmeter, 27, from Santa Rosa; Willy Martin, 32, from Santa Rosa; and Anna Avery, age 29, from Santa Rosa
Officers also conducted a probation check on John Antonio Conder, age 36 from Rohnert Park. He is a repeat DUI offender with terms not to use or possess alcohol. Conder was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for violating DUI probation.
The next day, Petaluma Police Traffic Officer Rob Hawkins spotted a vehicle belonging to Jennifer Jeffries, 48, a known repeat DUI offender with a suspended license and DUI probation terms. “This repeat DUI driver remains under the watchful eye of Petaluma officers under the Habitual DUI Offender Stakeout Program,” the police release noted.
The vehicle was parked in the Plaza Shopping Center. Officer Hawkins watched the vehicle and when Jeffries got in and tried to drive away, he stopped her. He found she was under the influence of alcohol but was not over the legal limit.
She was arrested and the vehicle she was driving was impounded for 30 days. She was later released on a citation to appear for driving on a suspended license and for violating DUI probation.
The Police Department releases on these two related episodes conclude, “Impaired driving remains a serious traffic safety issue in Sonoma County. These traffic safety efforts have been made possible by grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.”