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Woman Charged With DWI After Car Crash Involving FCPD Chief

by Andrew Ramonas December 13, 2016 at 12:30 pm 5 Comments

Christie Edgar (Photo via Fairfax County Police Department)A 40-year-old woman was arrested for drunk driving after police said she hit the cruiser of Fairfax County police chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. in Centreville last night, giving him minor injuries.

Christie A. Edgar of Centreville was taken into police custody and charged with driving while intoxicated following the collision at Lee Highway and Stone Road about 8:40 p.m. Monday.

The chief was stopped at a red light in his unmarked 2017 Ford Explorer when authorities said the woman rear-ended him with her Nissan sport utility vehicle.

Roessler was brought to a local hospital for treatment and released late last night. He was back at work this morning.

Photo via Fairfax County Police Department

  • Mike M

    Well done, Madame. I’ll bet you worked both alcohol and a cell phone into this stunt.

  • johnQPublic

    Classic Mike! that sounds about right…..happy holidaze….you just DUI’ed a police chief!
    She still looks “perked” in the mug shot.

    • Mike M

      She looks rather unimpressed with her stunning feat of precision targeting – not easily done when the 500 point target vehicles go unmarked.

  • Bitemore Gfotwo

    I’m just glad Chief Roessler is okay! I hope the drunk woman gets help. She really needs it!

  • Greendayer

    She was also charged with impersonating the Sta-Puft Marshmellow Man

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