A Fort Mill woman was arrested for DUI early Sunday after running off the road and getting stuck in a wooded ravine on U.S. 21, authorities said.
Sheila Silvis, 56, of Myers Street, was arrested following the accident at 2 in the morning at the highway’s intersection with Harris Street.
According to a police report, Silvis was found by officers walking uphill from her 2006 Jeep Liberty.
“Silvis advised that she was drinking and was on the way home from Mulligans Bar” when the accident occurred, a report says.
The woman was found to be intoxicated after a field sobriety test, and she blew .20 BAC on a Breathalyzer, which is more than twice the legal limit. She was notified that her license was suspended and she was booked and released for DUI. Her car was towed by Sun City Towing, a report says.
Two unrelated DUI arrests were the only other people charged by Fort Mill Police over the last week:
• Joyce Barnes, of Fort Mill, was charged on Feb. 25 with DUI.
• Aaron Brown, of Charlotte, was charged on March 1 with DUI.
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