Woman charged with DWI at McDonald’s drive-thru

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Drinking and Driving (Stock photo)

Drinking and Driving (Stock photo)

SHELBY, N.C. — A woman faces DWI charges after police found her slumped over the steering wheel of a car sitting in a fast food drive-through in Shelby, according to The Shelby Star.

According to the report, officers responded to a call on Sunday about a car sitting in the drive-through lane of a McDonald’s with the driver slumped over the steering wheel.

A police report said the car driven by 22-year-old Brianna Marie Edmondson was blocking the drive-through.

“Upon speaking with Ms. Edmondson, I could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage about her breath,” an officer stated in the police report.

Edmondson attempted to call someone on her cell phone, telling the person on the phone that she was in Gastonia.

The lower of Edmondson’s two breath samples taken registered a .20, which is more than twice the legal limit.

She was charged with impaired driving/DWI and was held on a $2,500 secured bond.

Read more: The Shelby Star

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