Two people were arrested in back-to-back drunk driving incidents Sunday evening that saw a man drive into a group of people, including the police, officials said.
Earlier that night, a Portland woman crashed into a police car while driving under the influence. The officer who drove the police car sustained minor injuries and was taken to a hospital. The woman was taken to the hospital, but was uninjured, according to the police.
The 51-year-old woman of Portland, of Portland was arrested after a Volvo vehicle was driven on Sandy Boulevard and Prescott Street with the lights and sirens on by a Portland police patrol, the shopper was cruising on the northeast of the city - which he said was a passenger of the highway.
As the officer entered the intersection about 11:20, Harvey tried to leave the parking lot and drive across all traffic lanes in Prescott's west end. Both vehicles collided, leaving the patrol car to crash into and knock over the utility pole, police said.
The two drivers were hospitalized; Harvey was cited for driving under the influence and reckless driving, police said.
Two officers intervened in the scene as a group of three officers spoke with witnesses on the street in front of a residential driveway a driver - who police called irate - stood at his car and yelled at the group of six to get off the driveway.
Using the driving name of the 46-year-old Paul Dillon of Portland, then drove his car into a group, striking one of the officers.
The officer who was struck by the car was not injured, police said.
Dillon is deceived and struggled with the police as they tried to arrest him, and two officers used tasers to subdue him, the police said.
Dillon was arrested and is facing 14 charges of under the influence, assault and reckless driving, officials said.
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