CALIFORNIA: Michael Reinhardt found a block wall he couldn’t make his car climb; wins DWI rap

Sergeant Rod LaBrecque of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reports that on Monday, April 15, 2019, at approximately 12:31 PM, officers from the Rancho Mirage Police Department responded to a single-vehicle traffic collision in the 71-000 block of Highway 111, Rancho Mirage. 

Michael Reinhardt, 62 years of Rancho Mirage charged with DWI on April 15, 2019 Rancho Mirage Police Riverside County Sheriff

Police say that it was determined the driver, Michael Reinhardt, 62 years of Rancho Mirage, was traveling eastbound on Highway 111 and ran off the roadway, colliding with a block wall.  During the investigation, it was determined that Reinhardt showed symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.  Reinhardt was arrested for driving under the influence and was transported to a local hospital as a precaution.  Once treated, he was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.   

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact Officer Travis Lloyd with the Rancho Mirage Police Department at (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #S191050017.