A Hamburg Township woman admitted driving drunk with her children in the car, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Siobhan Theresa Egnot was set for trial Monday, April 24, but she pleaded guilty as charged to operating a vehicle while intoxicated with occupants under the age of 16.
Her husband, Matthew David Egnot, is expected to enter a plea May 15, according to 53rd District Court records. He is charged with operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of 0.17 or more and operating while intoxicated for allegedly driving drunk to pick up the kids following his wife’s crash.
Chief Rick Duffany earlier said the incident began around 3 p.m. Jan. 29 when officers were dispatched to a report of a 2016 Ford Explorer that had run off the roadway and stopped in the front yard of a home in the area of Bass Ridge Road and Bass Court.
Police believed Siobhan Egnot, 36, was intoxicated and administered field sobriety tests, which Duffany said she failed.
Before police arrived, Egnot called her husband to pick up the couple’s 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son, who were passengers in her Explorer.
When 39-year-old Matthew Egnot arrived on scene, officers noticed that he also was intoxicated, Duffany said.
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