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Woodstock woman charged with DUI after crashing into police car

A Woodstock woman was charged Thursday with driving under the influence after crashing into an unmarked police car responding to a separate incident, police said.

Cassandra Pociask, 52, was driving a black Ford Focus south on South Seminary Avenue, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sandra Rogers said Friday. A Woodstock police officer was going east on South Street responding to a call for service with his emergency lights activated.

Pociask failed to yield at a stop sign and collided into the driver’s side of the police car about 6:35 p.m., Rogers said.

There was minor damage to both vehicles, and while interviewing Pociask, officers saw signs of impairment, Rogers said.

Pociask also was charged with failing to yield to an emergency vehicle and failing to yield the right-of-way at an intersection, Rogers said.

It was not clear whether a breath test was administered for Pociask.

Pociask is being held at the McHenry County Jail with bond set at $300.

No injuries were reported in the incident. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office investigated the crash because a Woodstock police car was involved.

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