August 14, 2022

GC Mother Arrested After DUI Accident


Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) On July 24, 2017, at 10:41 a.m. Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Jenny and Summit St. for a reported one car injury accident.

When the Officers arrived on the scene, they identified the driver of the accident as Tara Saunders (28) 1612 Buffalo Jones Rd.

The investigation revealed that Saunders was westbound in the 1300 block of Jenny when her 1993 Chevrolet Tahoe struck a utility pole. Saunders was not injured in the accident, her two sons who were seated in the back seat suffered minor injuries. They were treated and released to the father on the scene.

Saunders exhibited signs of impairment and was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. She was lodged in the Finney County Jail and could face the possible charges of DUI and Endangerment of a Child.