Cops: Drunk Woman Steals Horse ... to Steal Stuff
Deputies say they found 3 cans of Keystone Light in bag tied to the horse
By Jenn Gidman, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 8, 2014 10:17 AM CDT
Horse tied to a tree.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – We don’t need to take an official Gallup Poll to know that this probably wasn’t a good idea. A woman in DeKalb County, Ala., was charged with public intoxication and illegal possession of a prohibited beverage, and local cops tell AL.com that she a) stole a horse; b) rode the horse while intoxicated to a local store; and c) tried to steal unspecified items from said store.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris said when authorities responded to a call from the store Saturday evening, they found a drunken 45-year-old Christine Saunders with the items she allegedly stole on her person—except for the horse, reports Waay TV, which was tied up outside. A Walmart bag hanging from the saddle horn contained three cans of Keystone Light. The horse’s owner declined to press charges, though the sheriff says that more charges against Saunders may be filed by the store owner.

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Al Catraz
Jul 8, 2014 12:32 PM CDT
@Tomorrows_Children:disqus Yes, these RED STATES have the ability to VOTE CORRECTLY because they are not FUZZY-THINKING DRUNKS! This woman is a great candidate to be in Hussein Obama's cabinet! Like all his minions.. an idiot drunk who is stealing others' property!
finkster
Jul 8, 2014 12:28 PM CDT
Christine Saunders....your are truly a horses arse.
DarthWD56
Jul 8, 2014 12:04 PM CDT
She should be charged with a felony for drinking keystone light.