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Mother allegedly drove child to school while drunk


A 51-year-old River Falls woman was arrested for drunk driving with a child under 16 last Thursday morning, Nov. 21. The woman had just dropped off her daughter at Greenwood Elementary School.

River Falls police were tipped off by staff at Greenwood. They had been concerned for days about the woman’s ability to drive.

On Nov. 21, the woman was pulled over by a trailing officer a few blocks from the school, allegedly after weaving and driving very slow.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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