LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania woman who dressed like a police officer for Halloween wound up in handcuffs when real officers say they found her drunk and asleep inside a running vehicle.
LNP reports officers charged Cynthia Sweigart with driving under the influence of alcohol early Saturday after tests showed she had a blood-alcohol level of .17 percent.READ MORE: 'I'm Not Willing To Go Through This Again:' Woman Diagnosed With Tinnitus After COVID Vaccine
That’s more than twice the state’s legal limit.
Police say the 40-year-old Sweigart parked her SUV in the middle of a street and played loud music as she slept. Police say it took several minutes to wake her.
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West Hempfield police Sgt. Russell Geier says her costume wasn’t entirely authentic.
“We don’t wear skirts and fishnet stockings,” he says.
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