PD: Mesa woman bypasses interlock device before DUI crash

Posted at 1:54 PM, Mar 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-30 17:56:48-04

Police say a person reportedly blew into an ignition interlock device for a friend that was intoxicate before they caused a serious DUI crash. 

Mesa Police report that on March 17, they responded to Dobson Road and Southern Avenue for a vehicle crash. 

Police report that a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Rebecca Lydia Stann left the road, went over a curb and sidewalk, and collided with a tree. 

Police say the impact, "sheered the passenger side causing the frame to buckle." The passenger in the vehicle suffered a broken thigh. 

Police say they found an empty mini-bottle of wine in the car. Stann reportedly admitted to drinking and using 'marijuana edibles' before the crash. 

Police say her B.A.C. level was .197. 

Stann reportedly has multiple DUI convictions including extreme DUI and has an ignition interlock device on her vehicle. The passenger allegedly admitted to blowing into the device to allow Stann to drive. 

Stann has been charged with aggravated assault.