According to witnesses, 36 year old Marianne Shine, of Houston struck an 18 wheeler (the damage on the sided of her GMC Acadia shows that she struck something).
Driver Arrested for Other Charges After Allegedly Striking Semi, LIVINGSTON, March 4, 2016 - Shortly before midnight on March 3, 2016, phone calls came in to the Polk County Sheriff's Office regarding a vehicle that had struck an 18 wheeler but refused to stop. The vehicle was north-bound on US-59. Additionally, the witnesses said that the vehicle (a black GMC Acadia) was swerving all over the road. Sergeant David Ramsey with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched and caught up with the vehicle right at about midnight. Sergeant Ramsey initiated a traffic stop just south of the Livingston City Limits. Ramsey was quickly backed up by Deputy Michaela Tinsley (also with the Sheriff's Office). According to the driver, Marianne Shine, 36, of Houston, she didn't strike an 18 wheeler but rather a metro bus. Shine showed no signs of intoxication. As it turns out, Shine was driving with an invalid license. To make matters worse, Shine had previous convictions for driving with an invalid license. Due to her prior history of driving while license invalid (DWLI), Sergeant Ramsey placed Shine under arrest for DWLI. Shine was transported to Polk County Jail and booked in. Her vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Sergeant David Ramsey with the Polk County Sheriff's Office places Maryann Shine of Houston under arrest for driving while license invalid (Deputy Michaela (pronounced Me Kayla) Tinsley looks on).
Shine's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
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