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Drunk Driver Thought This Jail Was a Bar

Cops are now holding her in that very jail
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Oct 20, 2014 12:40 PM CDT

(Newser) – A woman in Van Buren County, Mich., didn't have far to go after she was arrested for drunk driving. The 39-year-old is being held in the very jail whose parking lot she pulled into early yesterday, Michigan Live reports; she told police she thought the lot belonged to a bar. Officers saw the woman backing up in the parking lot of the Van Buren County Jail, urging her boyfriend, who had apparently exited the vehicle, to get back in. When a deputy approached her, he smelled alcohol. Her BAC clocked in at more than twice the legal limit, according to police, landing her in additional trouble: She's likely to face charges for drunk driving and a BAC of .17 or higher, Michigan Live notes. (Read more drunk driving stories.)

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