Aug 3, 2011 3:09 PM by Irina Cates (KPAX News)
MISSOULA- A local woman is facing misdemeanor charges after crashing through a power box and a playground. Ronda Smith is being charged for filing a false report and for traffic violations.
Missoula Police say residents at an apartment complex on Stephens Avenue reported the crash around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Police say Smith hit some power boxes and drove through a playground area. They say at first, Smith reported her vehicle stolen, but officers later determined it was not.
Officers are continuing to investigate the crash and say alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the incident.