CLEAR LAKE – Police in Clear Lake stopped a Mason City woman who they say crashed her car as she drove drunk through town.
Police told NIT that 27-year-old Hillary Ann Marie Hermen was stopped by an officer after she had been involved in a hit-and-run incident at 3rd Avenue North and North Shore Drive. The officer stopped her car about 30 minutes later.
Hermen was charged with operating while intoxicated. She plead guilty to second offense operating while intoxicated in 2008. Hermen was also charged with interference with official acts. Police were unable to elaborate on that charge. She was also charged with failure to prove liability insurance.
Hermen was held on $5,000 cash or surety bond and later released from the Cerro Gordo County Jail.