West Terre Haute woman accused of drunk driving in Columbus

Sandy J. McGee. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

A woman from West Terre Haute was arrested in Columbus Saturday night, accused of drunk driving and drug-related charges.

Columbus police say that 57-year-old Sandy J. McGee was arrested after an incident on Third Street where she nearly drove her SUV into another vehicle. Officers stopped the vehicle and noticed that McGee was slurring her words and had an open bottle of beer in a cupholder, according to police reports.

She was arrested and as officers prepared to tow her vehicle, they allegedly found methamphetamine inside. She is facing preliminary charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and with endangerment, and possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.