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Woman Charged with DUI at Elementary School While Dropping Off Kids

By admin on May 20, 2015

A 31-year-old mother of two landed herself behind bars after she caused a scene at her children’s elementary school. While dropping her 10 –year-old and 7-year-old off, she caused a crash in the parking lot of Amherst Elementary School on Schaad Road. Authorities were called to the school, and although there were no injuries to anyone involved, the police noticed the woman had slurred speech and could not stand on her feet securely. A subsequent field sobriety test was administered, and though these tests are optional, the woman agreed to take it, and did not perform well. She also agreed to have her blood tested, and was taken into custody.

In addition to all of the dangers involved with driving under the influence, she had both of her children in the car at the time, which could have led to serious consequences. The father and Department of Children’s Services were both informed of this incident. Even though her children weren’t injured in the accident, the mother may still face child endangerment charges in addition to a DUI. If convicted, her custody of the children could very well be in jeopardy. Read the rest »

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