Another one of those stories that just begs for a photo. From True’s 9 March 2008 issue:
Crime of Intoxication
Stephanie Pochron, 30, must spend six months in jail after a drunk driving accident, but she has something to come home to: the smashed car she was driving. The car was ordered towed to her Wanatah, Ind., front yard by the judge in the case, and he has ruled that it must stay there during her entire three-year probation. Pochron caused the crash, hitting a vehicle that then went out of control and crashed into a third car, which rolled with a family inside. One man was seriously injured. This was Pochron’s third conviction for drunk driving. “I’m never going to drink again,” she said. (Northwest Indiana Times) …Of course, three years of having to look at the car will drive her to drink.
And here’s the photo. Do you think this sort of punishment will help deter other drunk drivers? Or is it just an eyesore for the neighborhood that really could drive a guilt-ridden woman to drink? You can post your comments below.
(A previous drunk driving story with photo — an Ohio firefighter wearing a wig and a woman’s bikini — brought a lot of comment from readers. People are clearly mighty tired of drunk drivers.)
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