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Woman crashes car into home, charged with drunken driving

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A woman has been criminally accused of drinking and driving her car into a home just north of downtown early Wednesday morning.

According to police, it happened around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 2100 block of North Pennsylvania Street.

Police records show Stephanie James, 55, of Indianapolis, is facing two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Seconds before the car crashed into the home, it took out a streetlight.

Video was captured on a neighbor’s security camera. A photo on Wednesday afternoon showed steps outside the house left in rubble.

James was arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail, where she remained Wednesday night.

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IMPD did not respond to a request for her jail-booking photo. Marion County Prosecutor’s Office did not respond to a request for details about the charges.

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