Women charged in Albany auto incident

Women charged in Albany auto incident

Editor’s Note: This story was corrected Feb. 25 after it was originally published on Feb. 24. Chatmon was not charged with open container. It was Redding.

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Two women were charged in an incident that happened in the 1300 block of Mobile Avenue, according to the Albany Police Department.

According to police, Bernice Redding was operating a motorized wheelchair and crossing over the intersection of Mobile Avenue.

As she traveled out into the road, Roslyne Chatmon, who was driving a 2009 White Infiniti, hit the wheelchair while attempting to turn left.

When officers arrived, they smelled the odor of alcohol on Redding and saw an open alcoholic beverage in her possession, according to police.

Chatmon was charged with failure to yield the right of way. She was released at the scene, according to a report.

Redding was charged with open container. She was treated on the scene for minor bruises by EMS and was released into the custody of a family member.

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