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Suspected drunk driver loses dog while driving


A Utah woman was arrested for alleged drunk driving.  This kind of thing happens every day...but the circumstances of this arrest are particularly unusual.  In addition to alleged weaving, she made a U-turn and her dog fell out of her car.  Relax, the dog is fine.  However, when bystanders grabbed the dog and later confronted the suspect, she didn't realize that her dog had fallen out of the car and didn't recognize her own dog.  She is accused of driving when her blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit. Had this happened in Denver, in addition to the DUI charge where she would be facing mandatory jail, her attorney would likely be defending her against animal cruelty charges.