Indiana woman who passed out in White Castle drive-thru arrested on DUI charge

An Indiana woman who police found unresponsive in the drive-thru of a White Castle on Saturday was arrested on a DUI charge, WXIN reported.

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Police officers responded when they received a call at 4:50 a.m. about a woman asleep in the driver’s seat as her car was in the drive-thru lane, according to the television station.

Joanna M. Purtlebaugh, 30, was roused by officers, who administered several field sobriety tests that she failed, WXIN reported.

Purtlebaugh’s results on a portable breath test were nearly twice the legal limit in Indiana, the television station reported. She was taken to a hospital for a blood test and was booked into the Bartholomew County Jail.

Purtlebaugh is facing a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, WXIN reported.

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