Tuesday, April 7, 2009

A 19-year-old woman who was breast-feeding her baby whilst driving intoxicated was arrested in Alice Springs just before 7pm last night.Police said the woman drove out of the Gap View Hotel carpark onto Gap Road into the path of on on-coming police car. Police avoided colliding with the woman’s vehicle, and she was apprehended a short distance along Gap Road. Police said the driver was breast-feeding her four-month-old son as she was driving the Holden Commodore Station Wagon.She was taken into custody and the baby was given into the care of relatives. The woman has been charged with: * Failing to provide a breath sample * Drive whilst disqualified * Drive an unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle * Failing to give way to the right * Driving with a child under 12 months unrestrained She has been bailed to appear in the Alice Springs Magistrates Court on April 23

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