Woman charged with crashing into police station

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee woman has been charged with two counts of attempted second-degree murder after police say she intentionally crashed her car into a police station.

Memphis Police Maj. Terry Landrum told The Memphis Commercial Appeal that 36-year-old Stephanie Shea Vester of Memphis drove her orange Mitsubishi Eclipse through the glass doors on the north side of the building and into the station's lobby shortly before 10 p.m. Friday.

Landrum says Vester backed her car out, then drove back inside, "intentionally" trying to hit two officers from the hit and run office, who were in the lobby.

The crash did about $15,000 damage to the doors and wall at the station, police say.

Vester, who also faces a vandalism charge, was being held on $50,000. Jail records did not list an attorney.

Information from: The Commercial Appeal.

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