Odd Roll in Grass Leads to DUI Arrest: Cops | NBC Connecticut

Odd Roll in Grass Leads to DUI Arrest: Cops



    Melissa Uecker was charged after an odd incident at a fastfood restaurant.

    A woman who cops say rolled around, drunk, in the grass of a fast-food restaurant is rolling her way toward court.

    First, Melissa Uecker, 36, hit a pole at Auto Zone just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday in Middletown, cops say.

    Then, she got out of her car in a McDonald’s on Washington Street and rolled in the grass. She got up, back into her car and tried to drive away but she struck another car, a witness told police.

    And, there was also a 10-year-old was in the car with her, police said.

    Police conducted a field sobriety test at the scene. She failed, police said. She’s being held on DUI and risk of injury to a minor charges.