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Woman admitted she was drinking and driving after police found her asleep at the wheel

Posted: 11:31 AM, Jul 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-04 16:01:42-04

A woman recently admitted to police she was drinking and driving after they found her passed out at the wheel.

On July 14, officers found Holly Hammeren slumped over her steering wheel inside her car that was located at the intersection of Stearns and Schady Roads.

After several attempts at trying to wake her, she lifted her head up and her vehicle began to roll forward towards the officer's patrol car, which eventually hit the bumper of the cruiser until it came to a stop, according to the report.

Hammeren didn't respond to the several commands to put the vehicle in park and shut it off. An officer on the scene eventually opened the driver's side door and turned off the vehicle.

With a slurred speech, she stated she was "drinking and driving." Police administered a breathalyzer that resulted in a BAC level of .214, which is about three times the legal limit.

Hammeren was cited for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. She appeared in Berea Municipal Court on July 23 and pleaded not guilty to having a BAC of .17 or higher and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.