Woman shows up drunk at police station while picking up her husband who was arrested for DUI.
It happens to many who don’t heed the common sense warnings about drinking and driving. So it went in Meadeville, PA for Steven Flick who was stopped by police early in the morning on January 1st. Police suspected Flick was driving under the influence, and were in the process of performing a field sobriety test when Flick decided to flee. A short foot pursuit followed, ending with Flick being handcuffed and escorted to jail, where he was booked for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Hicks’ wife, Kimberly Joy Flick, made contact with the station to make arrangements to retrieve her husband. It was reported that during the conversation, police had warned her not to pick him up if she had been consuming alcohol. She arrived at the station a short while later, only to be charged with driving under the influence after ignoring the advice of the officer with whom she spoke.
A dumb crime made even dumber!
This is now a double-whammy for the Flick family. Penalties for DUI in Pennsylvania include fines ranging from $500-$5,000, a 12 month license suspension, mandatory alcohol education classes, and restitution for any victims who may have suffered financial loss. Mrs. Flick had many other options at her disposal, rather than make the bad decision to arrive at the station inebriated to pick up her husband. Continue reading Don’t Drink and Drive, Especially When You’re Bailing Out Your Drunk Husband