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PD: Loop 202 wrong-way driver arrested in Tempe

Posted: 11:57 AM, Aug 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-29 14:57:14-04
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TEMPE, AZ — A woman was arrested after being seen driving the wrong way on the Loop 202 in Tempe.

Tempe police report that on August 25, around 3:30 a.m., a woman was seen by police entering the eastbound off-ramp on the Loop 202 at McClintock Drive. When the officer caught up to her, she was attempting to turn around.

When they stopped the driver, 21-year-old Daizja Jenise Thompson allegedly admitted to drinking four or five beers and a shot of tequila about an hour before.

Court records show her preliminary breath test registered a .119 blood-alcohol content.

Thomson is a Denver resident attending Grand Canyon University.

She has been charged with aggravated DUI.