TROY, MI – A 56-year-old woman from Live Oak, Florida was arrested on August 16th, 2108 for her 5th driving while intoxicated.
At 3:55 PM Troy Police Officers responded to the parking lot of Image Sun Tanning Center, located at 134 W. Maple Road, to check on the welfare of a woman who had been inside the business for a tan and fell asleep while tanning for forty-five minutes.
When she awoke she was disorientated and did not know why she was there tanning. She had left the business and was now sitting in a white 1997 Toyota Camry parked in the parking lot and was sleeping inside the vehicle.
The officers arrived and noted the woman was still inside the vehicle with the engine running. The officers spoke with her and noted an odor of alcohol emanating from inside the vehicle. When asked, she admitted to having consumed one drink containing alcohol while at work before leaving to drive to the business to get a tan.
She was asked to perform several sobriety evaluations to which she did but the officers noted that she performed poorly. She submitted to a Preliminary Breath Test with a result of .15%. She was arrested and transported to the Troy Police Lock-up Facility where she was read her Chemical Test Rights but refused to submit to a Breath Test. A search warrant for a Blood Test was drafted and signed by a local Magistrate. The search warrant was executed and the driver’s blood was drawn by medical personnel.
She was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol – 5th Offense (she has four prior Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol convictions) pending laboratory results