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Minnetonka police: Drunk mail carrier crashes into sign, registers nearly 0.30 percent blood alcohol content

 


A mail carrier driving her route while allegedly extremely drunk along a busy Minnetonka street crashed into a street sign, police said Tuesday.

Mary E. Sweet, 59, registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.297 percent in a preliminary breath test at the scene late Friday morning, police said. She was jailed and charged with third-degree drunken driving. “A witness saw her vehicle on Excelsior [Boulevard] almost strike another vehicle,” said Police Chief Jeff Sebenaler.

Soon after, Sweet turned onto Clear Spring Road near a public library and crashed into a stop sign, Sebenaler said. She was not hurt.

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http://www.startribune.com/minnetonka-police-drunk-mail-carrier-crashes-into-sign-registers-nearly-30-bac/377144691/

 

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