• Mother accused of DUI with baby in car
    February 05,2014
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Police: Mom DUI

    with baby aboard

    BENNINGTON — A local woman was charged Monday with three misdemeanors after police said she had been stopped Jan. 15 on Route 7 in Bennington driving with her 4-month-old child in the car while her blood-alcohol content was more than one and a half times the legal limit.

    Kimberly A. Stone, 26, of Bennington, pleaded innocent Monday in Bennington criminal court to two misdemeanor counts related to a second charge of driving while under the influence of alcohol and one count of reckless endangerment.

    In an affidavit, Cpl. Joshua Stemp of the Bennington Police Department said he was watching for Stone around 3 a.m. Jan. 15 after getting a call from a man who said he believed Stone was driving and had a baby in the car.

    Stemp said he saw the car around 3:15 a.m. Before stopping Stone, Stemp said he notice that she seemed to be weaving within her lane while driving.

    After stopping the car, he saw the child in a restraint seat in the rear of the car. Her license, he noticed, contained requirement for Stone to wear corrective lenses. According to Stemp, Stone admitted she wasn’t wearing glasses of contact lenses.

    Stone’s blood-alcohol content was tested at 0.135 percent at around 3:30 a.m. Jan. 15, the affidavit said. The legal limit in Vermont is 0.08 percent.

    Stone’s previous conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol was in May 2009.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    The Wallingford Elementary School wants the voters of Wallingford to approve a new bond to pay... Full Story
    MONTPELIER — Matt Dunne, a Google executive and former Windsor County state senator, announced... Full Story
    MONTPELIER — The Vermont State Colleges have given preliminary approval to procedures surrounding... Full Story
    More Articles