Rehoboth Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving with Child in Car
REHOBOTH — A woman is facing child endangerment charges for driving erratically with her three-year-old daughter in the after drinking more than twice the legal limit.
Rehoboth Police say at approximately 4:45 p.m. Sunday, a report came in from a resident at 220 Winthrop Street indicating that 22-year-old Lia Winslow left the residence with her three-year-old daughter in the vehicle.
It was reported that Winslow was operating a gray Kia Sorento with a Massachusetts registration. The reporting party also indicated that they believed Winslow was operating under the influence of alcohol.
Rehoboth Police Chief James Trombetta and Officers Gilbert Lima and Scott Sousa responded to the area in attempt to locate the vehicle with negative results. At approximately 5:37 p.m., Chief Trombetta located the gray Kia Sorento in the driveway of 220 Winthrop St, to which the rest of the officers responded to the residence.
Winslow blew a .234 on a Portable Breath Test (PBT). Officer Lima spoke with the reporting party who informed Ptlm. Lima that in addition to observing Winslow operate her vehicle from 220 Winthrop Street in what he believed to be a "State of intoxication" with her daughter in the vehicle. He agreed to provide a written statement to his observations and Ms. Winslow was taken into custody without incident.
Winslow was transported to the Rehoboth Police Station where she was booked. Bail was set at personal recognizance but Ms. Winslow was unable to come up with the bail fee. She was then transported to the Bristol County Sheriff's Department located in New Bedford.
Winslow is due to appear in Taunton District Court on Monday morning at 8:30am fir arraignment on the charges of OUI Liquor and Child Endangerment while OUI.