Danielle Jacobs, the driver of the vehicle that into a stone wall on Route 151 in East Hampton on July 11 injuring herself and two others, is no stranger to trouble.
On June 30, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Thomas Guerin, while stopped at the intersection of Falls-Bashan Road and Great Hillwood Road in Moodus, was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Jacobs, also from Moodus. Police reported minor damage to the vehicles, and Jacobs was issued an infraction for failure to drive a reasonable distance apart.
On June 8, at approximately 2:49 a.m., Jacobs was traveling southbound on Route 9, approaching Exit 8, in a 2001 Mercury Cougar. Police said Jacobs lost control of the vehicle and collided with the wire rope guard rail on the right-hand side of the highway. The vehicle continued southbound until it came to rest in the grass, where it was left damaged and inoperable.
On Feb. 13, Jacobs was arrested in East Hampton for second-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery, two counts of third-degree assault, two counts of second-degree larceny and breach of peace.
Twice in 2010 Jacobs was guilty of third-degree assault. She also was guilty of failure to appear and violation of probation. According to the state judicial web site, she served 30 days in jail.
She currently has three other cases pending at Middlesex Superior Court.
The July 11 accident is under investigation.