Connecticut woman arrested for drunk driving twice in one day
10th September 2019

A Connecticut women was arrested on Saturday for driving while intoxicated and headed to the liquor store shortly after where she was arrested again for the same crime, a report said.

Ellen Needleman-O’Neill, 64, crashed a 2012 Lexus sedan into a parked car at around 2:30 p.m. and police said that they could smell alcohol on the woman’s breath, according to NBC Connecticut.

Needleman-O’Neill then failed a field sobriety test and a later test showed that she had a blood alcohol level of .23 — nearly triple the legal limit.

She was charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance for a pain killer that was discovered inside her purse.

Six hours after being released, Needleman-O’Neill headed to a liquor store.

Cops pulled her over and brought her to the station house where she her blood alcohol level at that time was .09 — still above the limit.

She is scheduled to appear in court on September 17.

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