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.

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I wonder if she was at Randy's.

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