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Found in the bushes, given DUI

Police arrested a 22-year-old woman early Tuesday for allegedly driving under the influence after officers reportedly found her hiding by her running vehicle.

Around midnight, officers drove to the area of Continental Drive and Kossuth Street on a disturbance call.

In the area, police did not find a disturbance but did reportedly locate a parked vehicle that was running — and found Ann Douthitt hiding in some bushes nearby.

According to police, Douthitt told them there wasn’t a disturbance but that she and her boyfriend were yelling for their dog, who jumped out of their vehicle after her boyfriend reportedly jumped or fell out of the passenger side door.

In speaking with Douthitt, officers believed she may be under the influence of alcohol and ran her through a field sobriety test.

Douthitt failed and reportedly consented to a legal blood draw at St. James Healthcare, police said.

Douthitt was cited for driving under the influence, a misdemeanor, and transported to the county jail. She was released about an hour after she was booked.

Criminal trespass, forgery, theft warrants

Two people were arrested on warrants for forgery, theft and criminal trespass on Monday morning.

According to police, officers drove to a home in the 2100 block of Elm Street to arrest Katarina Heath, 28, and Mitchell Landreth, 30, on misdemeanor warrants.

Heath was wanted for allegedly trespassing at Walmart in late April. Landreth was wanted for allegedly stealing checks from a home last November and forging them for roughly $600 total.

Both Heath and Landreth were arrested without incident. They were released from the county jail about an hour after being booked.

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