Mom Arrested For Being Drunk at Jasper Middle School

Published 08/05 2014 07:03AM

Updated 08/05 2014 07:22AM

A Dubois County mother is facing charges after police say she showed up to Jasper Middle School drunk.
A Dubois County mother is facing charges after police say she showed up to Jasper Middle School drunk./Dubois County Security Center
    A Dubois County mother is facing charges after police say she tried to get away from them at Jasper Middle School.
    Police say they were alerted to a woman who appeared to be staggering as she walked from her car into the school.
    Officers say that woman was Melissa Dolen.
    After confronting her inside, officers say Dolen appeared to be intoxicated.
    Police say Dolen had a blood alcohol level of .385 -- and a child locked inside her vehicle.
    Officers say Dolen tried to get away from them as they were arresting her.
    She now faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, escape, and child endangerment.

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