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Chico Police arrest Hollywood actress for DUI

A Chico woman was arrested Sunday evening for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a traffic collision, according to Chico Police.

Posted: Dec 8, 2019 8:36 PM
Updated: Dec 9, 2019 11:23 AM

CHICO, Calif. - A Chico woman was arrested Sunday evening for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a traffic collision, according to Chico Police. 

Chico Police said around 5:13 p.m., officers responded to the report of a vehicle collision into a utility pole at the intersection of East 8th Street and Flume Street.

Officers arrived and learned that the vehicle had left the scene and was last seen driving eastbound on East 9th Street, according to Chico Police.

Police said an area check was conducted and a vehicle was located driving eastbound on East 9th Street that had heavy front end damage.

A traffic stop was conducted at East 9th Street and Bartlett Street. During the course of the investigation, police learned the driver was responsible for the collision into the utility pole. Chico Police identified the driver as 48-year-old Amanda Detmer.

Chico Police said Detmer was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of a traffic collision.

Detmer is an actress known for her roles in Empire, Final Destination and the Majestic. 

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