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Police: Woman Said She Drove Drunk With Son To Teach Him A Lesson

Posted at 10:51 AM, Jan 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 10:51:54-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A woman who reportedly told police she was trying to teach her son a lesson instead found herself in jail, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Sunita Jairam

Police say 48-year-old Sunita Jairam told them she drank “a bunch of beer” and decided to get into her car with her son to teach him a lesson.

She also reportedly told police she had driven at 150 m.p.h.

Police said the boy told them he tried to exit the vehicle several times but couldn’t because the door was locked.

Authorities charged Jairam with aggravated DUI and endangering the welfare of a minor.