Weird News Video #10 — DUI D’oh!

Episode #10: “Right Here In River City!”, from True’s 10 August 2008 issue.

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Right Here in River City!

A woman who was pulled over in Wisconsin Dells, Wisc., allegedly tried to get out of trouble by offering $10,000 and sex to the officer, saying she couldn’t afford another arrest because she’s already on probation. In addition to fifth-offense drunk driving and driving with a suspended license, the officer added a charge of attempted bribery and took her to jail. If convicted, she faces up to six years in prison. Elizabeth Ann Kommes, 30, of Iron Mountain, Mich., was easy for officers to find: witnesses called police after seeing her stagger across a parking lot to her car, a red Grand Am with vanity Michigan license plates reading “TROUBLE”. (Portage Daily Register) …At least she had a clear understanding of the stakes involved.

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