911 Call: "I'm Driving Drunk"
POSTED: Monday, November 2, 2009 - 10:25am
UPDATED: Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 8:33pm
Woman calls 9-1-1 to report herself for drunk driving...
Clark County, Wisconsin woman recently called 911 to report a drunk driver, but it turns out, she was the one under the influence.
Dispatcher: Clark County 911
Mary Strey: Somebody's really drunk driving down Granton Road...
Dispatcher: ...Which way are they going?
Mary Strey: They are going, um...
Dispatcher: Towards Granton or towards Neillsville?
Mary Strey: Towards Granton
Dispatcher: Okay are you behind them, or...
Mary Strey: No, I am them
Dispatcher: You am them?
Mary Strey: Yes, I am them
Dispatcher: Okay, so you want to call and report that you're driving drunk?
Mary Strey: Yes
Deputies say 49-year-old Mary Strey from Granton, Wisconsin made the call and did pull over when the dispatcher asked her to. A deputy had her do field sobriety tests.
The report shows she blew a 0.17, nearly twice the legal limit for driving. Deputies ticketed her for OWI, her first offense.
Deputies say when she called, she was about 2 and a half miles from home.