Being found blotto (or high) at the Taco Bell drive-thru is an unsurprisingly frequent occurrence in the annals of this column. But being found out of it at the Taco Bell drive-thru with your eight-year-old child in the backseat? That's a first.
Oh, Clarksville, Tennessee: what would we do without your fine citizens?
From the Volunteer State:
A Clarksville couple was arrested early Friday morning after they
were found intoxicated in a Taco Bell drive through while their
8-year-old was in the car, according to a news release from Clarksville
Police spokesman Officer Jim Knoll.
responded to an intoxicated driver call at the Riverside Drive Taco
Bell at around 12:20 a.m. Friday where they found a woman passed out in
the passenger seat of a 97 Ford Thunderbird with a man in the drivers
seat, Knoll said.
man exited the vehicle and said he was driving because his wife, Autumn
Neuner, didn't feel good and was in need of an ambulance, Knoll said.
The man, Nathaniel Neuner, had slurred speech, and officers later found
out that Autumn Neuner had been driving previously, according to Knoll.
Neuner then exited the vehicle but was unsteady on her feet, had
trouble staying awake and had slurred speech; she told officers that she
had been taking medications throughout the night, Knoll said.