Florida Woman Had A .413 BAC While Picking Up Kid At School


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Normally, this is just a sad case of what I would consider child abuse. But this Florida woman's blood alcohol level was so high it puts the story into "How exactly are you not dead?" territory.

Pasco County Sheriff's Deputies told TV station WFLA that 27-year-old Renata Congleton arrived at a New Port Richey elementary school to pick up her child. People deduced that she was intoxicated based on the fact that she hit two cars while leaving school grounds.

Deputies arrived at Congleton's house, leading to a confrontation when she refused to say whether she was involved in an accident. And of course, Because Florida, she kicked and scratched at one deputy while being handcuffed.

Authorities later learned the woman's blood alcohol content level was .413, which is more than five times the legal limit in Florida. It's also well within the potentially fatal range.

The TV station reports Congleton was later charged with neglect of a child, battery on a law enforcement officer, and resisting an officer with violence.

Parenting — Florida style!
http://code3.jalopnik.com/florida-woman-had-a-413-bac-while-picking-up-kid-at-sc-1632485371/+pgeorge

 

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How is that even possible, .413 is alcohol poisoning/death levels. Much less able to stay conscious or operate a vehicle.

Not saying she wasn't drunk, but that test was probably botched some way.
 

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I bet that girl is not a cheap date either. You'd spend at least $100 to get her buzzed.
 

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That's 0.413 after probably the 2 hours it took to arrest her, bring her to the station and book her. That could have been higher when they showed up at the house.
 

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alcoholism can generate a high tolerance.
In this case though I would say it was "sensing error". I am not saying she was not blotto drunk, but if you eat white bread before a breathalyzer it will send the score way high.
Also there is regurgitation. In Illinois if a cop sees you vomit, or cough, or burp or even hiccup he cannot give you a breathalyzer for (I think, fuzzy on this one)15 min of constant observation. So you burp.. he has to wait 15 min, if you burp again, the clock starts over. Its because stuff coming up from your stomach and not your lungs is then in the test.
I have heard of people surviving .41 but not without emergency medical care.
 

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Some lawyer will get her off because they got her at home and not while driving. They are gonna have to prove she was that drunk while operating her car.
 

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.413 has to be wrong. Her blood would be flammable....


Hahaha
 

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alcoholism can generate a high tolerance.
In this case though I would say it was "sensing error". I am not saying she was not blotto drunk, but if you eat white bread before a breathalyzer it will send the score way high.
Also there is regurgitation. In Illinois if a cop sees you vomit, or cough, or burp or even hiccup he cannot give you a breathalyzer for (I think, fuzzy on this one)15 min of constant observation. So you burp.. he has to wait 15 min, if you burp again, the clock starts over. Its because stuff coming up from your stomach and not your lungs is then in the test.
I have heard of people surviving .41 but not without emergency medical care.
I asked my old man who was a police officer for years. 20 min wait if you do. if someone continues to belch or vomit they can call it a refusal.

highest he had someone was .35
 

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A good lawyer will get her off on this sadly, How can they prove she was fucked up when driving? She could have went home and got smashed lol
 

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A good lawyer will get her off on this sadly, How can they prove she was fucked up when driving? She could have went home and got smashed lol
I know someone who did exactly that. Left the scene went home cracked a beer. Nothing they could to about it. All they can get her on is the traffic violations the child endangerment and the resisting arrest.
 

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No one answered my question!

I've downed a case in a night. Is that enough or more?
 

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