A woman found unconscious in her car was arrested for driving under the influence after police found her blood alcohol level to be three times the legal limit for driving.
Turlock Police officers found Laura Caratachea unconscious in a vehicle stopped in front of a home in the Berkeley and Christoffersen Parkway area around 11:30 p.m. Dec. 20.
According to the police report, the vehicle’s tires on the left side were both flat and it appeared as if the vehicle had been involved in a collision.
Officers searched the area for an accident site, but didn’t find one nearby.
Officers roused Caratachea and suspected her of being under the influence. A preliminary blood alcohol level came in at three times the legal limit for driving, according to the police department. Caratachea was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI.