Karen Washington mugshot

Karen M. Washington

A woman was arrested in Sterling Sunday morning for allegedly driving while impaired, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

While on patrol around 8:08 a.m., a deputy witnessed a vehicle drive partway through a red light into the intersection of Palisade Parkway and Cascades Parkway.

Officials say the deputy initiated a traffic stop and found the driver to be under the influence of alcohol.

Karen M. Washington, 57, of Washington, D.C., was charged with driving while intoxicated — her third offense — as well as operating a vehicle after license revoked and refusal of breath test.

She was being held Monday at Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.

(5) comments

K C

Laws don't stop criminals from breaking the law. (Unless you are talking about gun-free-zones because mass shootings never happen at schools where guns are not allowed.)

tolerantleft

Fortunately, she had her mask with her.

Bogenschütze

DC trash stumbling it’s way out to the lower-threat suburbs for a bit of three-Finger-discount shopping?

Don’t pass Go and head straight to jail....

sevenxchampions

Why is this woman still on the road? What is going on here?!?!

js

Why is this person still driving and how do you stop such people from driving

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