ISP: Pregnant woman arrested for driving drunk

Sarah Ricketts, 31. (Source: Indiana State Police)
Sarah Ricketts, 31. (Source: Indiana State Police)

Monday night, May 20, at about 9:45 p.m., a trooper stopped the driver of a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser for traveling 73 mph in a 50 mph zone on the Lloyd Expressway near McDowell Road.

When the trooper approached the car he detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage and observed an open vodka bottle.

The driver, Sarah Ricketts, 31, of Evansville, had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

Further investigation revealed Ricketts was six months pregnant and had a BAC of .19%.

She was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where she is currently being held without bond.

• Sarah Ricketts, 31, Evansville, IN
1. Driving While Intoxicated with a Prior DUI Conviction, Class D Felony

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